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Robert Harold Coker, Jr. , 73

Passed Away: 02/14/2013

Robert Harold Coker, Jr., age 73 of Murrayville, passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at his residence following an extended illness.

Funeral services are scheduled for Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 4:00 pm at Northlake Baptist Church with interment to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Reverend Danny Jones and Reverend Tony Smith will officiate. The family will receive guests at their home in Murrayville, Georgia on Saturday, February 16, 2013 from 1 5 pm. Sunday, February 17, 2013, visitation will be held from 2 4 pm in the Cash Foyer of Northlake Baptist Church.

Mr. Coker was born December 13, 1939 in Experiment, Georgia to the late Robert Harold Coker, Sr. and Onabelle Brown Coker. He served in the Air Force and was retired from Georgia Power. Robert was a charter member of Northlake Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon and was a Gideon. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, James R. Coker.

Mr. Coker is survived by his wife of 49 years, Lana Echols Coker of Murrayville, daughter & son-in-law, Alison & Robert Yancey of Sandy Springs, Georgia, son & daughter-in-law, Robert H. Coker, III & Sheri Rea Coker, of Little Rock, Arkansas, grandsons, Coker Cresap Yancey and George L. Taber, V, granddaughter, Kiplin Rea Taber, sister, Nancy Carolyn Coker of Smyrna, Georgia and brother, David Thomas Coker of Red Oak, Georgia.

If you would like to make a donation in his memory, please consider The Northlake Baptist Church Building Fund, 4823 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville, Georgia 30506 or Gideons International, P. O. Box 140800, Nashville, Tennessee 37214-0800.

Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504 is in charge of arrangements.

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