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William "Mr. Bill" Coats

Coats, NC: Mr. William Edward “Mr. Bill” Coats, age 83, passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at Harnett Woods Nursing and Rehab in Erwin.   A Private Graveside Service will be held at Harnett Devotional Gardens.  Pastor Eddie White will officiate.            Mr. Coats was born on October 15, 1936 in Harnett County to the late Alonzo R. and Mary Louise Godwin Coats.  He was preceded in the death by several brothers and sisters. Mr. Coats retired from the U.S. Air force and proudly served for 30 years on the Coats Grove Fire and Rescue. He was a member of Coats Community Church in Coats.               Surviving are his children, William J-M Coats; Charles A. Coats and wife, Dina all of Coats; Jerry L. Coats and special friend, Karen Faircloth of Lillington and Corinne L. Coats of Coats; six grandchildren, Leon, Austin, Ashley, Brooke, Dustin and Taylor; four great-grandchildren, Natilyn, Carden, Adalynn, Fitz; brother, John Danny Coats and wife, Barbara of Virginia; mother of his children, Michele S. Coats of Coats; special loving grand dogs;  several nieces and nephews.             Mr. Coats will be available for viewing, and you will be able to sign the register book on Thursday, April 16, 2020 from 12:00 PM-5:00 PM at Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Coats.  The family will not be present during this time.  Due to the recent health concerns the family understands that you are not able to join them.  Your thoughts and prayers are appreciated.              In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the Coats Grove Fire and Rescue, PO Box 85, Coats, NC 27521.             Condolences may be sent to the family at www.roseandgraham.com             Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Coats, NC

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Charles, on behalf of Ameresco's SE Construction Team, I'd like to express our condolences to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Markus Moore Apr 17 2020 12:00 AM

I'm will keep y'all in my prayers

Elisa Ammons Apr 16 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of William Bill" Coats

Dec.Archie and Katye Purcell Apr 16 2020 12:00 AM

In Memory of the Big Brother I always looked up to growing up. Brother Bill, you will be truly missed but our time we shared together provides me many members. RIP Brother in your new Heavenly Home

Danny (Brother John) Coats Apr 15 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of William Bill" Coats

Barbara Beasley Apr 15 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of William Bill" Coats

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A candle was lit in memory of William Bill" Coats

Gary & Judy Tew Apr 15 2020 12:00 AM

Mr. Bill will be surely missed. He always had a smile and warm greeting when you met him. We will always remember worshipping with him at Friendship Church in Coats. We loved hearing the Coats Brothers when they sang together. Great times and fellowship. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. We love you all!

Gary & Judy Tew Apr 15 2020 12:00 AM

Corinne and family, I am sadden to hear of the passing of your Dad. Know that what God brings you to he will bring you through. Keep your faith and rest easy knowing Mr. Bill is in the hands of God and will forever live in your hearts and memories. Special prayers for you my friend.

Betsy Wood Apr 15 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear about Mr. Bill's passing, he was always smiling & so sweet to our family. Your family is in my prayers.

Lynn Pleasant Jernigan Apr 15 2020 12:00 AM

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