Ralph Martin Coggins Sr., of West Point passed away Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at NMMC-Tupelo at the age of 69.
He was born April 24, 1944, to the late 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.
Funeral services are 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, at Robinson Chapel with Rev. Jim Sallee and Rev. Wayne Mathis officiating. Burial will follow in Palestine Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Eddie Scott, Jody Guest, Holden Coggins, Todd Duncan, Daniel Coggins, Carson Williams, Chris Frasier, Ethan Duncan. Honorary pallbearers are Johnny Hamlin, Eddie Gene Lankford, Bob Moore, Jerry Guest, and friends at Tin Lizzy.
Visitation is Wednesday, from 11 a.m. to service time at Robinson Funeral Home.
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.
Memorials may be made to NMMC-Hospice 426 E President Ave. Tupelo, MS 38801.
Friends may leave condolences online at robinsonfh.net.
Robinson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.