Allen B. Coats: Myrtle Beach

1933 – 2016

    Allen B. Coats of Myrtle Beach, passed away Tuesday, May 10. He was 82.
    Mr. Coats was born in Horry County a son of the late Murray Allen and Eliza Cooper Coats. 
     Mr. Coats was a veteran of the US Air Force. 
    He was predeceased by one brother, Braxton Coats; and three sisters, Louise Hundley, Bernice Singleton, and Florene Sarvis.
    Mr. Coats is survived by his wife of 62 years, Doris Lilly Coats of Myrtle Beach; two sons, Gregory A. Coats of Lexington, and Bryan K. Coats of Clayton; one daughter, Kathy C. Cantrell of Johnston; one brother, Lonnie M. Coats of Concord, California; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
    A memorial service was planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, May 14 at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Loris Chapel with Dr. William Moore and Rev. Richard Lewis officiating.
    Family planned to receive friends after the service at the funeral home.
    Memorials may be made to Incare Hospice, 4685 Hwy. 17 S. Bypass, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577, or Briarcliffe R. V. Resort Church, 10495 N. Kings Hwy., Myrtle Beach, SC 29572.
    A guest register is available here.

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