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Richard Lee Coke, 52, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 2, 2010, at his home.
He was born in East St. Louis, Ill., son of James and Mary Abbott Coke. He married Tammy K. Leker.
Richard served in the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Marine Corps.
He worked eight years at SEMO Box. Richard was a member of St. Mary's Cathedral.
Survivors include his wife, Tammy K. Coke of Cape Girardeau; a daughter, April (Shane) Bates of Broseley, Mo.; two stepdaughters, Tara (Stephan) May of Cape Girardeau County, Sara Williams of Cape Girardeau; a half brother, Frank Coke of Anniston, Mo.; three grandchildren; and four stepgrandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends may call from 1 p.m. to service time Friday at St. Mary's Cathedral.
Funeral Mass will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the church, with the Rev. Tom Kiefer officiating.
Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be given to St. Mary's Cathedral or American Cancer Society.
Online condolences may be made at www.fordandsonsfuneralhome.com.