Robert E. Coffman, age 48, of Ashland, OH., passed away Wednesday, February 25, 2009, at Hospice House of North Central Ohio. On June 23, 1960, in Ashland, Mr. Coffman was born to Lawrence and Grace (Kitchen) Coffman. He had been a resident of Ashland all of his life and worked as a correctional officer at MANCI Reformatory. Mr. Coffman was a veteran serving with the US Army and loved camping in his spare time.
On November 7, 1983, Mr. Coffman married Debra Zahuranec who survives. Also surviving are 3 step-daughters: Christine Egyedi and companion Matt of Harrison Twp., Michigan, Denise Egyedi and companion Mike of Ashland, and Barbara Egyedi of Ashland; 1 step-son: Bob Egyedi of Ashland; his mother, Grace Coffman of Ashland; 6 step-grandchildren; 3 brothers: Brian Coffman of Columbus, OH., Philip Coffman and companion, Sue of West Virginia, Tim and Roberta Coffman of Ashland; and 2 sisters: Joy and Dennis Brinker and Kathy and Allen Roberts all of Ashland. Mr. Coffman was preceded in death by his father, Lawrence, and 2 brothers, Larry and Bill Coffman.
Services will be held Monday, March 2, 2009, 11:00am at Heyl Funeral Home, 227 Broad St. Ashland, with Chaplain Skip Snell officiating. Ashland Veterans Honor Guard will present Military Honors at the funeral home following the service. Interment will be at Ashland Co. Memorial Park. Friends may visit the family Monday, 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made to www.heylfuneralhome.com