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Mike Coakley

March 3, 1948 ~ January 13, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old
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     Mike Coakley  74, of Utica, Kentucky went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 13, 2023 at the Heartford House in Owensboro.  Robert Michael Coakley was born March 3, 1948 in Owensboro, Kentucky to the late Robert Lee and Melinda Meak Leachman Coakley and was married to the former Janice Lee Helm.  Mike retired from CSX Railroads, was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Browns Valley and a U.S. Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War.  He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather that loved caring for, growing his flowers, and sharing them with everyone to brighten their days.  He also loved dancing, traveling, was an avid reader, a member of Amvets in Owensboro and a member of the Western Kentucky Botanical Garden.  In addition to his parents, Mike was preceded in death by a step son, Brian Foster.

     Survivors include his wife, Janice Foster Coakley; two sons, David Coakley and Kevin Coakley both of Owensboro; a step son, Josh Lomax (Jamie) of Hawesville; a step daughter, Jamie Kennedy (Rob) of Beaver Dam; a granddaughter, Shelby Coakley; 2 step grandchildren; 6 step great grandchildren; a sister, Connie Clary of Owensboro; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

     Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at Muster Funeral Homes, Calhoun Chapel with Military Honors conducted by the McLean County Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Post #5415.  Friends may visit with Mike’s family from 11:00 A.M. until 3:00 P.M. Tuesday at Musters in Calhoun.

     Mike’s services will be streamed live on www.musterfuneralhomes.com at 3:00 P.M. Tuesday.

     The Mike Coakley family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Western Kentucky Botanical Garden; 2731 West 2nd Street; Owensboro, Kentucky  42301.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
January 17, 2023

11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Muster Funeral Homes, Calhoun Chapel
300 Main Street
Calhoun, Kentucky 42327

Funeral Service
Tuesday
January 17, 2023

3:00 PM
Muster Funeral Homes, Calhoun Chapel
300 Main Street
Calhoun, Kentucky 42327
 

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Military Honors
Tuesday
January 17, 2023

Muster Funeral Homes, Calhoun Chapel
300 Main Street
Calhoun, Kentucky 42327

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