Roby Richard "Ricky" Coleman, Jr.



Reidsville, NC

Roby Richard “Ricky” Coleman, Jr., 59, of Reidsville, went to be with the Lord Wednesday April 26, 2017 at his home.
Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 A.M. Saturday at Newlife Church 943 NE Market St. Reidsville, NC. Burial will be in Thompsonville Baptist Church Cemetery.
A native of Rockingham County, he was a son of Roby R. Coleman and the late Delores Robertson Coleman and had lived most of his life in Rockingham County. He was a 40 year employee of Burlington Industries Williamsburg Plant (now SE7EN, Inc.) and a member of Newlife Church. A captain and former Assistant Chief of Yanceyville Road Volunteer Fire Department, he enjoyed fishing and gardening. Ricky was preceded in death by his mother: Delores Robertson Coleman and a sister: Mary Beth Elixson.
Survivors include his wife: Janice Manring Coleman of the home, sons: Phillip Vernon and wife Melissa of Reidsville, NC and Richard Lynn Coleman of Altamahaw, NC, daughters: Tonya Jean Newcomb and husband Dale of Elon, NC and Jahavier Vernon of Reidsville, NC, brother: Johnny Coleman and wife Patricia of Reidsville, NC, sisters: Susan Shoffner of Burlington, NC and Brenda Brantley and husband Ricky of Roxboro, NC, six grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be sent to: Hospice of Rockingham County P.O. 281 Wentworth, NC 27375.
The family will see friends 6:00 till 8:00 P.M. Friday April 28, 2017 at Citty Funeral Home and at other times will be at the residence.
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