James William Coker, age 77 of Malakoff, TX passed away May 23, 2016 in Malakoff.
James was born February 12, 1939 in Diboll, TX to Paul Gilbert Coker Josie Murleen Griffieth Coker.
He served our country in the Army as a combat Engineer.
He enjoyed spending time in Galveston. On October 8, 2011 he and Cheryl Lynn Hamilton were married in Galveston.
James is preceded in death by his parents and daughter Elizabeth Paige Coker Hawkins.
He is survived by his wife Cheryl Coker, son Wade Coker and wife Trish, daughter Sheryl Coker, son Cameron Lane Coker and wife Charity Marie, daughter Casey Williams, brothers Paul Gilbert Coker Jr. and wife Mardi, Wesley Gene Coker and wife Barbara, Michael D. Coker and wife Tammy. His legacy continues with his grandchildren Chase Wallace, Lacy McKee Odom, Morgan Coker Dulaney, Mason Coker, Maddison Coker, Maddison Lane Coker, Emelyn Claire Coker, John Michael McGowen, Christopher Williams and two great-grandchildren.
A family memorial will be held in Galveston at a later date.
Online condolences can be made at www.tomlinsonfuneral.com
Published on May 25, 2016