Ernest J. Coleman

May 2, 2019

Ernest J. Coleman, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and true friend, died peacefully at home in Enon, Fl., Sunday, April 28th, surrounded by his family and friends. He is now with the Lord, looking over his wife, Carolyn Joyce Coleman, his children, Connie Marie Dudgeon (Thom), Sherry Ann Pitts, (Mark), Paul Ernest Coleman, ten grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and sister Betty (Curtis) Amerson.

He is preceded in death by two sons, Jeffrey Scott Coleman, Richard Earl Coleman, his brother, Marion C. Coleman, sister Bertha C. Taylor, father Jackson C. Coleman and mother Martha Elousie Coleman.

Ernest was a correctional officer with the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office for 20 years after serving his country in the U.S. Army for 24 years. He loved living in the woods and was an avid fisherman.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 10 AM from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Chris Dudgeon officiating.

Interment will follow in Enon Baptist Church Cemetery in Enon, FL.

Visitation will be held Friday, May 3, 2019 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, Ernest’s family kindly requests donation be sent to the Alzheimer’s Association –


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