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William Coker Jr.

Mr. William “Billy” Coker, Jr., 77, passed away on Mon., March 11, 2019, in Atmore.

He was a native of Huxford and had resided in Atmore for most of his life. He was of the Baptist Faith.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Anita Mason Coker; parents, William E. and Jessie Coker; one brother, Elbert Coker; and two sisters, Evelyn Thurman and Bobbie Stallworth.

He is survived by his two sons, Rodney (Sharon) Coker of Atmore and Billy Joe (Elyssa) Coker of Largo, Fla.; two daughters, Deana Coker (Joseph Hubbird) of Nokomis, Fla. and Brenda Coker of Atmore; two brothers, George Coker of Dothan and Jimmy (Suzie) Coker of Atmore; three sisters, Millie Purvis of Atmore, Peggy (JC) Moye of Atmore and Faye (Mike) Morris of Molino, Fla.; six grandchildren, Connie Colbert Bartlett, Dustin Colbert, Jordan Coker, Dylan Coker, Madison Coker and Ellison Lee; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services were held March 17, 2019, from the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Minister Maurice Square officiating.

Burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Visitation was held from March 16, 2019 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Johnny Colbert, Danny Gorum, Kevin Faircloth, Isiah Carter, Travis Bartlett and Brett Gorum.

Honorary pallbearer was Byron Von.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC was in charge of all arrangements.