In memory of
Robert Charles Coakley
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In memory of
Robert Charles Coakley
Robert Charles Coakley, 83, of Pascagoula, MS passed away peacefully on October 17, 2019 surrounded by friends and family. Charlie was born March 14, 1936 in Bogalusa, LA to the late Frances Myers Coakley and William Edward Coakley. He played football at Perkinston Junior College for two years and completed his education at Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business. In 1960 he married the love of his life, Shirley Brister Coakley, who passed away after fifty years of marriage. A member of Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church, he was affectionately known by his friends and family as Pop Pop. He spent his career at Ingalls Shipbuilding in quality control and was active in Tri-Cities Carnival Krewe as well as Singing River Yacht Club. He is survived by his three children, Connie Chastain (Bo) of Pascagoula, Robert Coakley (Joann) of Knoxville, Tennessee, and Chris Coakley (Amy) of Pascagoula, Mississippi; six grandchildren, Charlie and Anna Claire Chastain, Mary Grace and CeCe Coakley, Katie and Lauren Coakley. He leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews and many great friends. He is also survived by his brother-in-law, Jack Brister, and sisters-in-law, Sylvia Brister and Virgie Coakley. Along with his loving wife, Shirley Brister Coakley, he is preceded in death by his parents, Frances and William Coakley; sister, Anna Louise Coakley; his brother, Bill Coakley; in-laws, Jane and Ken Farragut; Vendi Brister; Eddie Brister; Grace and Jack Godfrey; Bill and Patsy Brister. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, October 21, 2019, 11:00 at Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Friends and family may visit from 9:00 until 11:00. Burial will follow in Machpelah Cemetery in Pascagoula, MS. You may send condolences to his family or share a memory at www.obryantokeefe.com
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O'Bryant-O'Keefe Funeral Home
4811 Telephone Road
Pascagoula, MS 39567
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Our Lady Of Victories
503 Convent Ave
Pascagoula, MS 39567
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In memory of
Robert Charles Coakley
Robert Charles Coakley, 83, of Pascagoula, MS passed away peacefully on October 17, 2019 surrounded by friends and family. Charlie was born March 14, 1936 in Bogalusa, LA to the late Frances Myers Coakley and William Edward Coakley. He played football at Perkinston Junior College for two years and completed his education at Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business. In 1960 he married the love of his life, Shirley Brister Coakley, who passed away after fifty years of marriage. A member of Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church, he was affectionately known by his friends and family as Pop Pop. He spent his career at Ingalls Shipbuilding in quality control and was active in Tri-Cities Carnival Krewe as well as Singing River Yacht Club. He is survived by his three children, Connie Chastain (Bo) of Pascagoula, Robert Coakley (Joann) of Knoxville, Tennessee, and Chris Coakley (Amy) of Pascagoula, Mississippi; six grandchildren, Charlie and Anna Claire Chastain, Mary Grace and CeCe Coakley, Katie and Lauren Coakley. He leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews and many great friends. He is also survived by his brother-in-law, Jack Brister, and sisters-in-law, Sylvia Brister and Virgie Coakley. Along with his loving wife, Shirley Brister Coakley, he is preceded in death by his parents, Frances and William Coakley; sister, Anna Louise Coakley; his brother, Bill Coakley; in-laws, Jane and Ken Farragut; Vendi Brister; Eddie Brister; Grace and Jack Godfrey; Bill and Patsy Brister. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, October 21, 2019, 11:00 at Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Friends and family may visit from 9:00 until 11:00. Burial will follow in Machpelah Cemetery in Pascagoula, MS. You may send condolences to his family or share a memory at www.obryantokeefe.com
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Services Provided By
O'Bryant-O'Keefe Funeral Home
4811 Telephone Road
Pascagoula, MS 39567
Services Provided By
Our Lady Of Victories
503 Convent Ave
Pascagoula, MS 39567
Past Services ╲╱
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