Richard F. Coffin 86, of Greenfield, passed away on Wednesday May 28, 2014, at Hancock Regional Hospice. He was born on March 13, 1928, in Greenfield, the son of the late William C. and Anna R (True) Coffin.
Richard was a 1947 graduate of Greenfield High School and served his country in the Air Force during the Korean War, Richard retired from Eli Lilly in 1990 with 35 years of service. He was a member of the Faith United Methodist Church. Previously, he served as a choir Director for 22 years at the Greenfield Friends Church, three years at Trinity Park United Methodist Church and three years at First Presbyterian Church.
Surviving relatives include daughter, Janice L. ( David) Dryer of Greenfield; two sons, Richard D. ( Carolyn) Coffin of Greenfield and Mark D. (Mary Jo) Coffin of New Hill, N. C.; eight grandchildren and two great- grandchildren.
Preceded in death by parents; wife, Barbara J. (Sherrow) Coffin; sisters, Kathryn L. McConnell, Ada M. Headlee; brothers, August N. Wulf, James P., William R., Carl Jr. and Charles M. Coffin.
Visitation will be from 4 – 8 p.m. on Friday May 30, 2014, at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday May 31, 2014, at Stillinger Family Funeral Home Pasco Chapel 1780 West Main Street Greenfield, IN 46140 with burial to follow at Park Cemetery.
Memorial donation can be made in Richard’s honor to Rock Steady Boxing 6847 Hillsdale Court Indianapolis, IN 46250 or www.rocksteadyboxing.org
Online condolences can be made by visiting www.stillingerfamilyfuneralhome.com