Coleman was born on October 25, 1927 and passed away on Monday, October 10, 2016.
Coleman was a resident of Union, South Carolina at the time of his passing.
He graduated second of his class from Carver High School in Spartanburg SC. He attended graduate school at Converse College Spartanburg SC. Coleman was employed in South Carolina District 7 Spartanburg City Schools as a teacher at Cumming Street Elementary School.
He enlisted and served in the US Navy Submarine Division traveling to many countries during World War IIKorean War.
He was married to Nellie.