Farris Gerald Coffman, of O’Fallon, MO, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at the age of 86. Loving husband of 66 years to Verna Mae Coffman; devoted father of Vicki (William "Bill") Hiatt and Pamela (Kenneth) McLean; cherished grandfather of Nicole (Earl) Samson; treasured great-grandfather of Lily Samson and Autumn Samson.
Farris is also survived by his aunt Naomi Absher, who was like a second mom; his cousin, Terry Absher, who was like a brother; four half-siblings; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family members. Farris was preceded in death by his grandmother, Virgie (Herman) Sowers, who raised him since he was a toddler; his biological parents, Olin Coffman and Oreine Simmerman; and one half-sister.
Farris proudly served his country in the United States Army. He enjoyed playing golf in his free time. Most of all, he was a wonderful family man. Farris cherished each moment spent with those he loved. He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Memorials may be made in Farris's name to the Alzheimer's Foundation.