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James "J.E." Earl Coats

April 6, 1941 January 20, 2019
James "J.E." Earl Coats
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Mr. James Earl Coats, 77, died Sunday, January 20, 2019 at his home.  Mr. Coats was born April 6, 1941 in Harnett County to the late Earl & Elizabeth Ivey Coats.  Mr. Coats was preceded in death by his brother, Eddie Coats; and son-in-law, Richie Starling. 

Mr. Coats worked for Coca Cola Bottling for over 20 years and was a member of Mingo Baptist Church.  He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather.  Mr. Coats loved to fish, watch Nascar and westerns, and loved music.  He also sang in the gospel group, “The Whoppers & J.E.” for a number of years.   

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at Mingo Baptist Church with Rev. Louis Strickland officiating. Burial will follow in Mingo Church Cemetery. 

Mr. Coats is survived by his wife of 56 years, Alma Coats; son, Chris Coats & wife Anita of Dunn; daughter, Angela Starling of Dunn; siblings, Frankie Coats, Steve Anascavage, & Barbara Coats, all of Florida; grandchildren, James Starling, Hunter Starling, Robie Coats, & Vander Coats, Hannah Kate & Brooklyn Grace Stanley; several brothers & sisters- in -law, nieces & nephews. 

Visitation will be at 10a.m., one hour prior to the service at Mingo Baptist Church. 

Arrangements by Skinner & Smith Funeral Home, Dunn, NC.


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Visitation

Wednesday

23

Jan

10:00 AM 1/23/2019 10:00:00 AM - 10:45 AM 1/23/2019 10:45:00 AM
Mingo Baptist Church

1465 Mingo Church Road
Dunn, NC 28334

Mingo Baptist Church
1465 Mingo Church Road Dunn 28334 NC
United States

Funeral Services

Wednesday

23

Jan

11:00 AM 1/23/2019 11:00:00 AM
Mingo Baptist Church

1465 Mingo Church Road
Dunn, NC 28334

Mingo Baptist Church
1465 Mingo Church Road Dunn 28334 NC
United States

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Mingo Baptist Church Final Resting Place

1465 Mingo Church Road
Dunn, NC 28334

1465 Mingo Church Road Dunn 28334 NC
United States
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