Feb. 7, 1950 — Nov. 26, 2013
Thomas A. Coe of Sunnyside, Wash., passed away peacefully on Nov. 26, 2013, in Corbett, Ore., at age 63. He was surrounded by his three loving sisters.
Tom was born on Feb. 7, 1950, in Walla Walla, to parents Don and Darlene Coe. He attended McLoughlin High School and then went to work driving truck for PPG. Tom loved truck driving, hauling a little of everything from feed for cattle to fruit and produce. The “true love of his life” and companion, Stella Tyler, passed away in June 2013, after a long battle with cancer.
Tom is survived by a brother, Tim Coe of Praire City, Ore.; sisters, Sharon Angelo of Corbett, Ore., Sue Coon of Portland, and Gina Schmierer of Vancouver, Wash.; daughter, Peggy Hamlin; and sons, Terry Coe, Michael Coe and Donnie Coe; some grandchildren; and many loving nieces and nephews.
A graveside memorial and celebration of his life will be held Saturday, May 10, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. at the Milton-Freewater Cemetery. A lunch buffet will follow at the Frazier Farmstead Museum in Milton-Freewater. To leave a condolence online visit: www.munsellerhodes.com.