HANNIBAL, NY – John R. Coleman Jr., 40, of Fulton, passed away Saturday evening October 26, 2013, at home with his loving family by his side.
He was born in Oswego, a son to Rev. John and Donna Luce Coleman and was a life resident of Fulton.
He graduated from G. Ray Bodley High School in 1993 and enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served in Operation Desert Storm.
John had worked for Osmonics, Shue Roofing, JB Home Improvements and did maintenance work at Plainville Farms before his employment as a firefighter and mill operator at Novelis.
He enjoyed restoring classic cars, camping and spending time with his family.
John is survived by his wife of 15 years, Jennifer Truax Coleman; a daughter, Emily Coleman; two sons, Matthew and Andrew Coleman; his parents, Rev. John and Donna Coleman all of Fulton; two sisters, Debra (Todd) White of Sacramento, Calif. and Lin (Ken) Conn of Fulton; one brother, Douglas J. Coleman of Fulton; paternal grandmother, Dora Horbinski of Pickens, SC; father and mother-in-law, Jerry and Barb Truax of Fulton; brother-in-law, Jerry (Kerry) Truax of Liverpool; as well as several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Fulton Alliance Church, 1044 State Route 48, Fulton.
Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton.
Calling hours will be held 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga St., Hannibal.
Contributions in John’s memory may be made to Friends of Oswego County Hospice, Inc., P.O Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126-0102.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.