William C. "Chuck" Coleman of Lakeland, FL died January 2, 2007 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center of heart failure. Chuck was a lifelong resident of Lakeland having served in the US Air Force from 1954 until 1960. Upon completino of his military service he became a long haul truck driver until ill health forced him to retire. Mr. Coleman was a member of Polk County Chapter 28 of the Disabled American Veterans.
Survivors include his wife, Janet; daughters, Sue Coleman of St. Pete; Elaine Miller and Debbie Baker of Lakeland; Patty Bunde of Sarasota; sons, Charles of Texas; Michael of Michigan; Ricky of New Jersey; Glen Price of TN; and 12 grandchildren.
Visitation will be Sunday, January 7, 2007 from 2-4 p.m. at Gentry-Morrison, Dukes-Steen Chapel. A military funeral will be conducted Monday, January 8, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL.