Richard L. Coats was born March 31, 1941 in Picton, Texas and died July 14, 2011. He is survived by his wife Rebecca, sons: Richard, Jr. and Doug, daughters: Stacy and Lisa, grandsons: Johnathan, Cory and Christian, granddaughters: Rachel, Amberly, Ashleigh and Christine, great-grandchildren: Kendrin, Sareena, Haley, Angel and Jayden, mother Minnie Lee Coats, sisters: Barbara, Annette and Janette, brother David and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father Aubrey and brother Robert.
A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 21 at Travel Center Family Ministry, 1201 Wilson Road in Terrell. Jerry Kelley will officiate.
Source: The Terrell Tribune, Terrell, Texas, Monday, July 18, 2011