WEST POINT – Ralph Martin Coggins Sr., 69, passed away on Monday Feb. 24, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center-Tupelo. He was born April 24, 1944, to Mattie Pearl Freshour and Charles Albert Coggins.
He was active in outdoor activities, especially hunting and fishing. He was a truck driver for PLI and a member of the coffee club at Tin Lizzie.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Robinson Funeral Home Chapel in West Point with the Rev. Jim Sallee and the Rev. Wayne Mathis officiating. Burial will follow in Palestine Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Ann Coggins; sons, Marty Coggins (Angie) of West Point, Paul Coggins (Pat) of West Point; daughter, Kathy Williams (Joe) of West Point; brothers, James Clyde Coggins of Fort Valley, Ga., Gene Coggins of Visalia, Calif.; sisters, Geneva Bruce of Swellsdale, Iowa, Anne Coggins of Alaska; 11 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Eddie Scott, Jody Guest, Holden Coggins, Todd Duncan, Daniel Coggins, Carson Williams, Chris Frasier and Ethan Duncan. Honorary pallbearers are Johnny Hamlin, Eddie Gene Lankford, Bob Moore, Jerry Guest, and friends at Tin Lizzy.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Wednesday at Robinson Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to NMMC-Hospice, 426 E. President Ave., Tupelo, MS 38801.
Friends may leave condolences online at robinsonfh.net.