Commonwealth Journal


May 10, 2010

Charles Coomer Jr.

Somerset, Ky — Charles Coomer, Jr., 82, of Somerset, Ky., passed away, Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

He was born Jan. 16, 1928, in Somerset, Ky. to the late Charles and Mildred Coomer. Charlie was a member and very active at First Baptist Church. Charlie was a WWll veteran and was actively involved with the American Legion Post 38 and Charlie also retired from Montgomery Ward’s after working there for many years.

Charlie is survived by his wife of 58 years, Mary Jewell (Jill) Phillippe Coomer; son, Bill (Sharon) Coomer; daughter Carole (Steve) Humkey; grandchildren, Casey (John) Gusenhues, Matthew Humkey and Kari Humkey; brother, Glen (Sandra) Coomer; sisters, Christine Hughes, Geraldine Sheehan and Catherine Million; sister-in-law, Dolores (Bob) Flynn; and several nieces and nephews

Proceeding Charlie in death were his parents; and brothers, Billy Ray and Clyde Coomer.

Visitation for Charlie will be held Sunday, May 9, 2010, from 5 p.m. 8 p.m. at First Baptist Church.

A celebration honoring the life of Charlie will be Monday, May 10, 2010, at 11 a.m., with visitation from 9 a.m. until time for service at First Baptist Church with Dr. French Harmon and Rev. Jim Fields officiating.

The American Legion Post 38 will be conducting military honors.

Interment will be at Mill Springs National Cemetery.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund.

Somerset Undertaking & Crematory is in charge of all arrangements.


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