Stanley Coffey Sr.

Thursday, September 13, 2012
Stanley Coffey Sr.

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Stanley J. Coffey Sr., 86, of Perryville died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

He was born Dec. 22, 1925, in Perry County, to Jessie and Anna Moody Coffey. He married Rosella Meyer.

Stanley was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Marine Corps.

He had been a pattern maker for Central Pattern Co.

Survivors include his wife, Rosella Coffey of St. Louis; a daughter, Sharon (Joseph) Rodriguez of Belleville, Ill.; three sons, Stanley Coffey Jr. of St. Louis, Kevin (Jacqueline) and Stephen (Carol) Coffey of Eureka, Mo.; a sister, Lee Fuerst of St. Louis; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and devoted furry dog friend Shirley.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and a sister.

A memorial service will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Perryville Senior Center, with the Rev. Milton Ryan officiating. Military honors courtesy of AMVETS. Burial will be private.

Miller Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.