John D. Coomer Jr. (1923 - 2018)

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John D. Coomer, Jr., 94, of London, Ohio formerly of Bonifay, FL, died Friday, July 20, 2018 in London Health and Rehab. Born October 22, 1923 in Lindsay, CA; he was the oldest son of the late John D. and Anna (Lloyd) Coomer. After serving his country in WWII and Korea, John retired from the US Army in 1965 and after returning to college, he then worked as a social worker for the Ohio Department of Corrections. He was a life member of the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans and the Masonic lodge.

He was preceded in death by his wife Evelyn Coomer in 2002; brothers George W., Fred D., Harold D. and Billy Joe Coomer; sisters Carol Hansen and Neva Nell Dupler and several brothers and sisters in law.

Survivors include his children David L. (Elizabeth) Coomer of NC, Vicki (Ray) Skidmore of London and Cindi (Tim) Price of Grove City; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren plus one on the way; brother Edward (Margaret) Coomer of Cincinnati, sisters Constance "Sis" Petty of Louisville, KY, Mary Lou Inman of Cincinnati and Bobbie Jean Dickson of Columbus; many nieces and nephews and dear friends Dot and Betty.

Funeral services will were held 11 AM Tuesday, July 24 in the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 N. Main Street, London, Ohio with Rev. J.D. Coomer officiating. Interment followed at Oak Hill Cemetery, London, Ohio. Friends called at the funeral home from 4-8 PM Monday. Online condolences for the family may be sent to

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Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Aug. 1, 2018
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