March 1, 1944 - February 20, 2012
John M. Coleman, 67, of Stoutsville, died February 20, 2012 at his residence. He was born March 1, 1944 in Circleville, the son of Robert and Agnes (Wolfe) Coleman. He was employed in the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local #189. He was preceded in death by his parents; former wife, Colleen Coleman; brothers, Walter, Carl and Robert and sister, Mary. He is survived by his children, John K. (Bonnie) Coleman, Kimberly (Dan) Ash, John Paul Coleman and Melvina Nutt; 8 grandchildren, Nathaniel, Nicholas, Elizabeth, Alexis, Miranda, Logan, Cecilia and Serenity; 4 brothers, Bernard “Chico”, Earl, Larry and Ron; sisters, Bonnie and Betty and numerous nieces and nephews. A celebration and remembrance of “Big John” or “Fat Cat” as he was affectionately known will be held 4-7 p.m. Saturday February 25, 2012 at the Knights of Pythias Hall, Stoutsville. Arrangements were completed by the Wellman Funeral Home, Circleville.