Published 12:00 am Friday, September 18, 2009
HAMPTON — Anthony Coleman, 47, of the 700 block of New York Avenue, Hampton, passed away Sept. 13, 2009 in the comfort of his residence, surrounded by his loving family. He was a native of Aiken, S.C. He was preceded in death by his father, Nimrod Coleman, his brother, Charles Coleman and a brother-in-law, Thomas Winborne Jr.
Anthony was a graduate of Roosevelt High School, Bronx, N.Y., and received his associate’s degree from Monroe Community College. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was employed as an electronic tech at Raytheon Company for 10 years. He was a member of St. Timothy Baptist Church of Suffolk, where he was a member of the Sunday school, mass choir, men’s ministry and audio/tape ministry.
He leaves precious memories to his wife, Jewell Winborne Coleman; his daughter, Lauren Winborne; son, Ryan Winborne, all of Hampton; his mother, Marie Scott Coleman; eight sisters, Lorine Coleman, Jeanette Alexander (Larry), Verna Lewis, Karen Mozone (Thomas), Claurice M. Dingle, Sandra Coleman, Cynthia Reynolds and Ruth Thomas (Earnest); three brothers, Jimmy Lee Scott (Saye), Gilmore Coleman and Alfred O’Neal Coleman; godmothers, Katie Alexander, Virginia Evans and Frances Glover; father-in-law, Thomas Winborne Sr. (Ethel); sisters and brothers-in-law, Dianne Gee (Clister), Barbara Walton (Lester), Wanda Lawrence (Antoine), Tonya Hall, Steven Winborne, Tony Winborne (Melissa), Terry Winborne (Kimberly) and Dwayne Winborne (Katrina); and other relatives and friends.
A service to celebrate his life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009 at St. Timothy Baptist Church, 1613 East Washington St., Suffolk, officiated by Pastor Thomas E. Harden Jr. Interment will be in Carver Memorial Cemetery. A Christian wake service will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 18, 2009 at St. Timothy Baptist Church. The family will be at 1105 Custis Road, Suffolk, Va. Crocker Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.crockerfuneralhome.com.