March 29, 1926 - May 24, 2019
Big Stone Gap, VA Leeroy C. Coughlin, ‘L.C.”, 93, passed away on Friday (May 24, 2019) at his home. He was born in Wise County, VA, attended King College and there met his wife, Nina Coughlin, married and has lived in Big Stone Gap ever since. They had four children together. L.C. was the owner of the family’s automotive business, Coughlin Sales. He sold Harley Davidson's, and later Jeeps in the area. He loved hunting. He was a longtime member of First Baptist Church in Big Stone Gap, he was recognized as the oldest living member. He served the country honorably in the United States Army/ Air Corp during WWII. He was preceded in death by his parents,; Paul Leeroy Coughlin, and Georgia Couglin (Alley) his wife Nina Coughlin, and a son-in-law, Allen Mink. Surviving are two daughters, Jan Coughlin and Kaye Mink, both of Big Stone Gap; two sons, Ronny (Kathy) Coughlin of Bridgeport, WV, and Bob (Pat) Coughlin of Big Stone Gap; eight grandchildren, Jerred (Ashley) Mink, Liz (Ty) Tavernier, Darcie Mink, Dr. Eric (Brittany) Coughlin, Justin Coughlin, Matt (Sarah) Coughlin, Niki Coughlin and Rob Coughlin; eight great grandchildren; sister in law, Dora Jane Arronson of Charlotte, NC; his sister, Callie Anne Clark ( W.H.) several nieces and nephews, special caregivers are Loice Ramey, Becky Lawson, Shelley Fawbush, Emily Trent, Brenda Coomer and Selena Edwards. . The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Holding Funeral Home in Big Stone Gap (17 E. 3rd St.) The funeral service will be conducted following in the funeral Home's Chapel with Dr. Garrett Sheldon officiating. The graveside committal service will be held following. Pallbearers will be; Eric Coughlin, Justin Coughlin, Matt Coughlin, Rob Coughlin, Jerred Mink, Kaleb Mink, Kolton Stidham. To view the obituary online and offer condolences, please visit www.holdingfuneralhome.com In lieu of flowers the family request donations to the M.E.O.C Fuel fund P.O. box 288 Big Stone Gap, Va 24219 Holding Funeral Home is serving the Coughlin family.
Big Stone Gap, VA Leeroy C. Coughlin, ‘L.C.”, 93, passed away on Friday (May 24, 2019) at his home. He was born in Wise County, VA, attended King College and there met his wife, Nina Coughlin, married and has lived in Big Stone... View Obituary & Service Information
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