Fred Thomas Coley Jr.
  • 77 years old
  • Date of birth: Dec 31, 1937
  • Date of passing: Jan 11, 2015
Let the memory of Fred be with us forever

Fred Thomas Coley Jr., 77, a lifetime resident of Granville County, passed away Sunday, January 11, 2015 at his home.

A native of Granville County, the son of the late Fred Thomas Coley and Irma Hart Coley. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, was parts manager at Black Industries for many years , farmed and worked with South Granville Water and Sewer Authority (WASA).

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church by Dr. Marc Tilley. Burial will be in Carolina Memorial Gardens in Creedmoor.

Surviving are his wife of fifty-five years, Jean C. Coley of the home, a daughter, Beth C. Denton (Ed) of Louisburg, a son, Brad T. Coley (Lorie) of Wilton, a sister, Mary C. Wright of Henderson, a granddaughter, Mackenzie Coley and a grandson Waylon Coley.

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, P.O. Box 745 Creedmoor, NC 27522.

Visitation will be held Tuesday evening, January 13, 2015 from 6:00-8:00 PM at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and at other times at the home.


Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Lisa Little on 19th January 2015

"Mr.Coley was a pleasure to have known .I use to love to see him come in the store at Wilton.He was the perfect example of a true. Gentleman,You will be truely missed."

This tribute was added by sonja yagel on 14th January 2015

"I worked at Black Industries for 27 years and knew Fred during that time.  He was always so pleasant no matter what was happening. When it snowed he would pick up the girls that lived in and around Creedmoor and take them to work.  Fred was a good person and a southern gentleman.  I am glad I knew Fred. Prayers for his loved ones."

This tribute was added by darnelle averre on 14th January 2015

"Jean, Beth and Brad, We are sorry about the passing of Fred.  You all have always be an extended family to us.  With love today, I pray that God will give each of you peace and understanding today and the days ahead.   I remember all the good times we had and he was always glad to see you.   You know that he and daddy are catching up!!! Blessings and Love ..... Bill & Darnelle"

This tribute was added by James & Britt Macialek on 14th January 2015

"We are sorry to hear of Fred's passing. We have fond memories of knowing Fred and his family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends."

This tribute was added by Robin Lewis on 13th January 2015

"Jean, Beth & family. I was sorry  to hear of Mr. Fred's death. He was always so kind & good to me & my family. I remember him laughing at Beth & I when we spent time together. God bless each of you. You will be in my prayers. Love Robin (Overton) Lewis."

This tribute was added by Betty Adams on 13th January 2015

"Did not know your Dad,but so sorry to her of his passing. Am praying for you and Ed and your family. May God be with you through all of this.
Betty Jean Adams"

This tribute was added by Vivian Wright on 13th January 2015

"I will always remember him each time I see someone light up a pipe.  He had such a calming and loving attitude towards everyone.  My thoughts and prayers go out to all the family and friends that he touched.  I will miss you Uncle Fred.


This tribute was added by Deborh Coley on 13th January 2015

"I will always remember the SMILE that Fred had and the last words that he spoke to me that meant so much.  Love ya'll and prayers. Psalms 91:11"

This tribute was added by Irma Russell on 13th January 2015

"To Mary Coley Wright,
So sorry to read of your brother's death in the N&O. Although I didn't him I know you will miss him.
My sincere condolences,
Katherine Ellington Russell"

This tribute was added by deborah watson on 12th January 2015

"So sorry to hear about Mr. Fred's passing.He was our friend & our best neighbor. He will be missed by all who knew him.His donkey will miss him too, he always watched for Mr. Fred to come every evening  & give him a honeybun. We will miss you Mr. Fred, Dean & Deborah Watson"

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Eakes Funeral Home


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