Mr. Coker was born in Winchester, Tenn. to the late Jim and Katie Walls Coker.
He was of the Baptist Faith. He was employed for many years at the Franklin Farmers Co-op in Decherd at the Tire Center before his retirement. Mr. Coker was an avid Atlanta Braves Baseball fan and loved to play poker.
He is survived by his daughter, Linda Coker of Decherd, Sons; Danny D. (Wanda) Coker of Decherd and Randall Coker of Hillsboro, Tenn., Sister, Sue Willie (Bill) Payne of the Greenhaw Community, Brother, James (Brenda) Coker of Winchester, Grandchildren; Chris Coker, DeeAnn Coker Scott, Cassie Townsend, Randall Coker and Hannah Coker all of Decherd, several Great-grandchildren.
Visitation for Mr. Coker will be held from 4:00-8:00 P.M. on Thursday Evening, Sept. 18, in the Chapel of Grant Funeral Services.
Services are scheduled for 1:00 P.M. Friday, Sept. 19, in the Chapel of Grant Funeral Services with Bro. Jim Thomas, officiating.
Interment will follow in the Mt. Garner Cemetery in Decherd.
Grant Funeral Services in charge of arrangements.