Charles “Charlie” Edward Coleman, Jr.

Charlie Coleman died at Liberty Hospital after a long illness on Monday, October 29, 2018, at the age of 75.

Charlie is survived by his daughters, Cathy Peoples, Knoxville, Mo., and Melanie Johnson, Kansas City, Mo.; grandchildren, Mason Harris, Liberty, Mo., and Cloey Denny, Kansas City, Mo.; sisters, Linda Towers, Venice, Fla., Sarah “Cookie” Nelson, Aberdeen, Wash., and Dorothy Gage, D’Alene, Idaho.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Patricia Coleman.

Charlie was born in Newport, Ark., on November 24, 1942 to Cecile Eileen (Winters) Coleman and Charles Edward Coleman, Sr.  He was the only boy of five children.  He attended Excelsior Springs High School and was married to Linda (Summers) Evans from 1963 to 1970.

Charlie was a student at auto body school in Kansas City, where he acquired the skills that helped him to become a talented and well-known auto body man in the area. He worked in the body shop at Spring Motors in Excelsior Springs, his own shop across from the “Hitch Lot”, for Bob Cave Body Shop, Recon, and was also employed as an auto insurance adjuster.

Charlie had a love for life, many friends and a great sense of humor.  He will be missed by many.

The family would like to thank the wonderful, caring staff in ICU and Palliative Care at Liberty Hospital for their kindness and exceptional care.

Please join us as we celebrate Charlie’s life at Lawson Assembly of God Gym, 527 W. 6th St, Lawson, MO 64062, on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Arrangements in care of Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Excelsior Springs.