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Leonard Allen Coats, 92, passed away May 27, 2013 in Glendale, Ariz.
He was born in Hardin, Jan. 23, 1921 to the late Roy and Ethel Mae (Beam)Coats. Leonard is survived by his wife Beverly of 64 years, daughters, Lorane Coats and Loretta McComas ,and one sister, L’Berta Shelton of Pinehurst, NC. He leaves two grandchildren and five great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Leonard was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Floyd and Albert Dean, as well as four sisters, Gladys Nadene, Naomi Thomas, Selma O’Dell, and Mabel Yoakum.
Leonard served in the US Navy during WWII with the Seabees and returned to Arizona to become involved in construction work.
Services were held May 30, in El Marage, Ariz. with burial & military honors at Sunwest Cemetery.