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Obituary: James William Coomer

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James William Coomer

James William Coomer

James William Coomer, 83, of Franklin, passed away on Aug. 31, 2019.  

Mr. Coomer was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. He was a graduate of Cumberland High School, MTSU and Nashville School of Law and was an engineer and contract manager with AVCO Corp., Dept. of Economic Development for the State of Tennessee, Heil Quaker/ICP and Heatcraft.  

He was preceded in death by parents, Charles W. and Dorothy Hopkins Coomer.  

He’s survived by wife, Colleen Lewis Coomer of Franklin; sons, David “Bruce” (Cindy) Coomer of Dayton, Ohio and Charles Lewis “Charlie” Coomer of Acworth, Georgia; daughter, Judith Coomer “Judy” (Lane) Foster of Franklin; brother, Charles Edward “Eddie” Coomer of Spring Hill; grandchildren, David (Amanda) Coomer, Courtney (Jon) Hobstetter, Addie, Sophie and Ellie Foster; and great-grandchildren, Wyatt and Claire Coomer and Wesley Hobstetter.  

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, Steve Blackman officiating. Entombment will be in Williamson Memorial Gardens Remembrance Mausoleum. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Heritage Church of Christ.  

Memorials may be made to Heritage Church of Christ or Alive Hospice.