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Walter CoffmanPassing: May 7, 2022


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Wednesday, May 11th @ 1:00pm


Chastain Funeral Home

Wednesday, May 11th @ 11:00am-1:00pm


Mitchell Cemetery

Wednesday, May 11th @ 2pm

BEDFORD Walter Coffman, 89, formerly of Mitchell, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2022, at his home.

Born June 8, 1932, in Lincoln County, Kentucky, he was the son of Prior and Celeste (Clements) Coffman.  He married Lettie Marie Lane August 8, 1950 and she preceded him in death May 25, 2021.

Walter and his wife, Lettie, owned the Daily Scoop for many years.  He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran of the Korean War. Walter was a member of the American Legion Post 250, VFW Post 9107, Mitchell Masonic Lodge No. 228 F. & A.M., and 39th Steet Christian Church. He loved his dogs.

Survivors include his children,  Walter Eugene (Debbie) Coffman of Bedford, Ernie (Wilma) Coffman of Bedford, Lisa (Mary) Coffman of New Albany; seven grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and three great great grandchildren.

His parents; daughter, Pamela Marie Coffman; brothers, Leon Coffman, Raymond Coffman, James Coffman, Dudley Coffman; and sisters, Edna Lister and Addie Lister, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Bruce Becker and Kelly Carson officiating. Burial will follow in Mitchell Cemetery with military rites accorded by the American Legion Post 250 and VFW Post 9107. A memorial service will be conducted at 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, by the Mitchell Masonic Lodge No. 228 F. & A.M.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial Gifts:  LA-OR-MA Shrine Club

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com

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10 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Laura Baker | Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: May 10, 2022
    My condolences to the family! Ernie, Wilma and family you are in my thoughts and prayers!
  2. Guest: Joycee | Bedford
    Date: May 9, 2022
    My deepest condolences to you all. Wally will be greatly missed I kinda looked forward to our morning grouch sessions , in my thoughts and prayers ❤
  3. Guest: Mike and Rita Ramey | Bedford, IN
    Date: May 9, 2022
    Earnie and Walter, so sorry for your loss, prayers, Mike and Rita Ramey
  4. Guest: Roger Davis and Elane Tyree | Mitchell Indiana
    Date: May 9, 2022
    I thought a lot of your mom and dad. I know they are both together in heaven. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
  5. Guest: Stephanie Haverly-Koontz | Bedford
    Date: May 9, 2022
    Ernie, Wilma & Ashley, My deepest condolences on your loss. You will be in my heart in the days ahead. Love, Stephanie Haverly-Koontz
  6. Guest: Steve Cole | Bedford
    Date: May 8, 2022
    I am real sorry about Walter. Steve Cole
  7. Guest: James and Sharon Nash | Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: May 8, 2022
    Prayers and condolences to the Coffman family. Jim and Sharon Nash
  8. Guest: Bruce Jones | Palmyra IN
    Date: May 8, 2022
    Ernie and family, I'm sorry to hear of your loss. My condolences, thoughts, and prayers are with you all. God bless.
  9. Guest: DJ &Todd Hovey | Livonia
    Date: May 7, 2022
    So sorry to hear about Wally. He was one of the ones you thought would live forever. Prayers for the family.
  10. Guest: Bobby Brown | Venice Florida
    Date: May 7, 2022
    Walter, Ernie, and Lisa, I’m sorry for your loss.