Gary W. Coffey, 60, of Stuarts Draft, passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2020 at Augusta Health.
He was born on December 19, 1960 in Lexington, VA to Berman “Cotton” Cleo Coffey and Ola Mae Coffey.
Gary graduated in 1979 from Stuarts Draft High School. He retired as a mechanic, asphalt and Construction worker. He was a former employee of Rule Honda and BSC.
He was a former member of the Rockingham Augusta Search and Rescue Team. He loved hunting, fishing, archery, knife making, card tricks, and gunsmithing. He was crafty and a very creative person. He always loved keeping his ducks in a row and making people smile.
Gary was a loving father, son, brother and devoted Papa
Gary was preceded in death by his father, Berman “Cotton” Coffey and a niece, Amy Nicole Eavey.
He is survived by his mother, Ola Mae Coffey of Staunton; son, Ray Coffey and his wife, Crystal of Stuarts Draft; grandchildren, Kyle Coffey, Kody Coffey and Jeffrey Billings; brother, James Coffey and his wife, Susan of Rockbridge Baths, VA; sisters, Sadonna Coffey of Weyers Cave and Kim Harris and her husband, Steve of Stuarts Draft; nieces, Renee Burkholder, Heather Griffin and Sara Eavey; nephew, Isaac Eavey; great nices, Tayler Griffin and Madison Eavey; a special friend, Robin Toms and his wife, Marilee and a special thank you to Pam Liptrap for all her help.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Thursday, January 7, 2021 (following Mandatory Regulation for COVID-19) at Charlton and Groome Funeral Home in Fishersville.
A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.
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