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James  Edward  Coffield
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Obituary for James Edward Coffield

DURHAM: James Edward Coffield, 75, passed away on Friday, June 9, 2017 at Hock Family Pavilion in Durham. He was born in Durham to the late James Elbert Coffield and Hazel Snowdie Wilson Coffield. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his son, Jimmy Coffield, Jr.

Mr. Coffield was a member of the Fellowship Masonic Lodge 687 AF&AM of 2150 Glendale Ave., Durham, NC 27704. He was a previous employee of Ingold Tire and Rigsbee Tire Sales, and a proud owner of Jimmy’s Concessions since 1981. Jimmy always said, “this is the way I want to finish out the rest of my life…watching people have fun.”

Mr. Coffield is survived by his wife, Barbara Coffield; daughter, Vonda Riley (Ricky); daughter-in-law, Becky Coffield; sister, Brenda Coffield; and grandchildren, Victoria Coffield, Tyler Riley (Amanda), Brooke Coffield, Sarah Riley, Wendy Riley.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8pm on Tuesday, June 13th at Clements Funeral Home in Durham and at other times at the home of Vonda Riley at 2656 Indigo Lane, Creedmoor, NC 27522. A funeral service will be held at 11am on Wednesday, June 14th at Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery.

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705

Funeral Service




11:00 AM
Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

Cemetery Details


Maplewood Cemetery

1621 Duke University Road
Durham, NC 27701


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