Ronald Allen Coker, 71, of
Ron was born in Owensville to Frank and Mary (McCall) Coker.
A true entrepreneur and salesman, Ron sold
In retirement, Ron received his realtors license and worked for Don Morrow Realty. He was a
member of Marsh Creek 4-H and FFA, serving as president. Ron continued to
educate youth in the 4-H program throughout his years. He was a member of the
Fort Branch Masonic Lodge 696, Scottish Rite Valley of Evansville, Mt. Carmel
Elks Lodge 715, Princeton Moose Lodge 354, Mt. Carmel Aerie Fraternal Order of
Eagles 3066, active in the Democrat party and member of
He is survived by his wife, Beverly “Bev” Coker; a daughter Lisa (Joe) Gilpatrick; three grandchildren, Jason and Joseph both of Fort Branch, Jilian (Michael) Ferguson of Lafayette; his beloved dog, Tipper; brother Richard Coker of Bodfish, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Frances (Coker) Davis, Welzie Coker, Alice (Coker) Harbison, Lawrence Coker; and a daughter, Teresa Lynn Coker.
Visitation will be
Additional visitation will follow from until
A special thanks to Dr. Thomas Waits and staff at OHS, Dr. Quentin Emerson and staff at South Gibson Medical Clinic, Southern Care Hospice and our Bethel Memorial Church Family.
Ron will be greatly missed by his family and friends.