THOMAS B. COLEY
November 1, 1947 – June 7, 2013
WENDELL – Thomas Brooks Coley, 65, died Friday with his family beside him. A native of Wake County he was preceded in death by his father; William Brooks Coley. Mr. Coley was a painter and he was one of the best. He had a unique sense of humor and an incredible work ethic. He also served his country in the U. S. Air Force
Funeral service 3 pm, Sunday, Wendell Baptist Church. Private burial, Greenmount Cemetery.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 41 years, Debra Dean Coley, of the home, children; Dean Coley & Amy Coley, both of Wendell, mother; Iva Nell Hensley Coley of Wendell, siblings; Michael Coley (Alma) of Washington, NC, Pam Lamm (Chick) of Wendell, and grandson; Blake Pearce.
Visitation 4-6 pm, Saturday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, NC. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net