Jack C. Coates Obituary
Jack C. Coates was born August 21, 1931 in
Ozona TX, and passed away May 27, 2002 in Hugo CO.
He attended and graduated from Ozona High
School and attended Sol Ross College is Alpine TX. He was very involved with
the rodeo side of college. He joined the air force in 1951 and served in Japan
and Korea, receiving an honorable discharge in January 1954.
His family sold the ranch in TX and after
his discharged moved his family to Karvel, CO. He married Marie Steele in 1954
and they lived on the ranch in CO until it sold in 1968. The family moved to
Hugo Co where his wife resides today.
Born to this union were 6 children, David
of Cheyenne WY, Linda of Dodge City KS, Robert of ST. Francis KS, Debra of
Houston TX, Connie of Riviera Tx, and Jack Jr. Summit Lake Wisc.
He is survived by all his children,
daughter and son-in-laws and 13 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
Submitted by Connie
Coates Vela on May 23, 2003.
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