Coleman, Billy Gene (Dayton)

Friday, October 11, 2019

Billy Gene Coleman, 50, of Dayton, passed away early on Thursday morning, October 10, 2019, at his home in Dayton.

He was born on Aug. 26, in Cincinnati, Oh.

Billy was preceded in death by his father, Norman Eugene Murphy.

Billy lived in Dayton most of his life. He was self-employed and worked in housekeeping at Rhea Medical Center. Billy was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his wife, Arlene Price; his son, Billy Coleman, Jr.; his daughter, Kayla Coleman; four grandchildren, Joshua Sneed, Kiandra Coleman, Paisley Coleman and Hunter Sherill; his mother, Karen Sue Coleman; his brothers, Anthony Sneed and Randal (Mary) Coleman; and his sisters, Elaine Rogers and Rachel Dodd, all of Dayton.

Graveside funeral services for Billy will be held on Friday, Oct. 11, at 3 p.m. at Buttram Cemetery in Dayton.

Please share your memories of Billy on his online guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com.

The family is being cared for by the Vanderwall Funeral Home where they will receive friends Friday afternoon from 1–2:45 p.m.


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