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Roy F. "Peanut" Coleman

April 20, 1928October 9, 2020

Roy F. “Peanut” Coleman, age 92 of Knoxville, passed away October 9, 2020. He was the longest serving member of Third Creek Baptist Church for 81 years. He was a member of the Teamster’s Union and retired from the trucking industry as the # 3-seniority driver for Mason Dixon Truck Lines. His love of cars began as a teenager at the Airplane Filling Station on Clinton Highway where he worked. He later raced stock cars at local Knoxville dirt tracks and ultimately worked on Honda cars during retirement. Roy graduated from Central High School and was an entrepreneur that owned several businesses. Preceded in death by his wife Jean Coleman; parents, John and Gladys Coleman; brother, Glenn Coleman. Survived by his daughters, Kelly (Robert) Lawson, Kendra Christian; son, Ronnie Coleman; grandchildren, Blaine Christian, John Michael Coleman, Kenny Coleman, Sarah Coleman, Whittney Vineyard, Robby Lawson; great-grandchildren, Michael, Brody, Greyson and Coleson; niece, Glenda; nephews, Johnny and Rob. Family and friends will meet Tuesday at 12:45 pm at New Gray Cemetery for a 1:00 pm graveside service. Condolences are welcome at weaverfuneralservices.com Weaver Funeral Home 5815 Western Ave. Knoxville, TN 37921

Services

  • Graveside Service

    Tuesday, October 13, 2020

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Roy F. "Peanut" Coleman

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Lisa Lawson

October 11, 2020

It is hard to believe where we will go in life when we start out small enough to fit in a tiny rocking chair but God knows. A large life lived for a “Peanut”. So sorry for your loss here on Earth but as believers we will be reunited again. Hope remains always.

Sharon Largent

October 10, 2020

Heaven gained a special angel ( Peanut). Prayers for the family ❤

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