Harold R. Coffey
Harold R. Coffey, 77, of 206 Pheasant Walkway, Vilas, passed away Friday morning, March 29, 2013, at Watauga Medical Center in Boone.
Mr. Coffey was born May 4, 1935, in Watauga County, a son of the late Mac Donald Coffey and Bertha Anderson Coffey. He was retired owner and operator of Hill Top Drive-In, and served in the United States Army as an Army Medic. Mr. Coffey was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
Mr. Coffey is survived by his wife, Irene Carumba Coffey of the home; two daughters, Donna Coffey Presnell and husband, J.C., of Sugar Grove, and Karen Coffey Wood and husband, Chris, of Boone; one son, Anthony James Coffey and wife, Tatiana, of New York, N.Y.; two brothers, Clayton Coffey and wife, Hilda, of Taylorsville, and J.D. Coffey and wife, Revonda, of Lenoir; one sister, Reatha Coffey Campbell of Kannapolis; one granddaughter, Rebecca Nicole Vamvaketis of Boone; five grandsons, Michael Craig Presnell and wife, Lynn Cresson, of Sugar Grove, Nikos Elias Vamvaketis, and Westen Harold Wood, Josh Wood and Jason Wood, all of Boone; and one sister-in-law, Faye Coffey of Greensboro. He is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Dayton Coffey and infant, Rodney Coffey; and one sister-in-law, Elvira Coffey.
Funeral services for Harold R. Coffey were conducted 2 p.m. Monday, April 1, 2013, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. The body lay in state at the chapel from 1 to 2 p.m. The Rev. Zane Tester, the Rev. Bill Warren, and the Rev. Mike Townsend officiated. Military graveside rites, provided by American Legion Post 130 and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 90, will follow in the Danner Cemetery.
The family received friends 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Hampton Funeral Service.
Online condolences may be sent to the Coffey family at http://www.hamptonfuneralnc.com.
Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.