|Written by Noah Lockamy|
|Friday, 05 April 2013 14:21|
Harold R. Coffey, age 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, New York; 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, and 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; one brother-in-law, Jimmy Campbell, and one sister-in-law, Elvira Coffey.
Funeral services for Harold R. Coffey will be conducted Monday afternoon, April 1, 2013, at 2:00 o'clock, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. The body will lie in state, at the chapel, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Reverend Zane Tester, Reverend Bill Warren, and Reverend Mike Townsend. Military graveside rites, provided by American Legion Post 130 and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 90, will follow in the Danner Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Sunday evening, from 6:00 until 8:00 o'clock, at Hampton Funeral Service.
Online condolences may be sent to the Coffey family at www.hamptonfuneralnc.com.
Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.
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