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Ralph Emmett Coleman

August 5, 1956 ~ April 30, 2022 (age 65)

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Ralph Emmett Coleman, 65, of Woodford, VA passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at home. He was born on August 5, 1956 to Clarence E. and Roberta Fugett Coleman.

Ralph worked in the trucking industry for many years. He could also operate any piece of construction equipment he needed to. The best stories he ever told were of the hauls he had with his dearest friend, Chris Chewning.

Ralph treasured his step-children, Chris Sexton (Marie), Ashley Giannetti (Christopher), and Timmy Sexton (Taryn). The smaller treasures in his life were his six grandchildren, Rocky, Jamison, and Ryder Giannetti, and Brayden, Addalyn, and Liam Sexton; and nieces Tammy and Edna Taylor, and Kaitlyn, Lauryn, and Mckena Coleman.

Those who remain to mourn his passing include the love of his life and wife, Mary Coleman; mother Roberta Coleman; mother-in-law LaDonna Tatum; brothers Clarence (Irene), Charlie, and Lesley (Nikki); and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Clarence Coleman; and step-son Steven E. Sexton.

A service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg with Wildon Terrell from the Thornburg congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Chris Chewning, Chris Sexton, Timmy Sexton, Buck Seay, Mike Rubsam, Marion Fugett, and honorary Brayden Sexton.


Services

Funeral Service
Saturday
May 7, 2022

11:00 AM
Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg
10830 Patriot Highway
Fredericksburg, VA 22408

Video is available for this event


Interment following funeral service
Saturday
May 7, 2022

Sunset Memorial Gardens
3702 Loren Dr
Fredericksburg, VA 22408

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