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Guy Elery Coffin (b. July 15, 1889, d. September 18, 1976)Guy Elery Coffin (son of Lewis J. Coffin and Dora Ellen White) was born July 15, 1889 in Washington Twp, Randolph County, Indiana317, and died September 18, 1976 in Washington Twp, Randolph County, Indiana.He married Grace Rebecca Stanley on December 24, 1910 in Randolph County, Indiana318, daughter of Isaac Newton Stanley and Gulielma Jessup.
Notes for Guy Elery Coffin:
I remember my grandfather as the last of the outdoorsmen.He loved to fish and hunt and often fed his family with his catch.He traded stock for a living and I remember riding with him in his truck visiting farmers in the area to find out what livestock they needed.We often went to the sale barn where he bought cattle.He was a Cincinnati Reds fan and he took me to my first Reds baseball game at old Crosley Field.
Obituary-Winchester News Gazette, Sept. 20, 1976
Guy E. Coffin, 87, Lynn route 2, died Saturday evening, September 18, 1976 at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Albert Swaim, Lynn route 2.
Mr. Coffin was a lifelong resident of the Martindale area.He was a retired livestock dealer and a member of the Martindale Friends church.His wife, Grace, died January 30, 1976.
Surviving in addition to the daughter are two sons, Lonnie Coffin of Farmland and Donald Coffin of Titusville, Fla; 10 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild.
Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Thomas Funeral Home, Lynn with the Rev. Phillip Johnson officiating.Burial will be in the Buena Vista cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Monday.
More About Guy Elery Coffin:
Burial: Unknown, Buena Vista Cemetery, Randolph Co. IN.
Cause of death: Skin cancer.
Occupation: Farmer and stock dealer.
More About Guy Elery Coffin and Grace Rebecca Stanley:
Marriage: December 24, 1910, Randolph County, Indiana.318
Children of Guy Elery Coffin and Grace Rebecca Stanley are:
- +Dora Helen (Helen) Coffin, b. September 25, 1916, Randolph County, Indiana319, d. September 19, 1951, Baltimore, Maryland320.