He was a 2003 graduate of Daniel Boone High School where he spent 4 years in the ROTC program.
He was well loved with many friends and had a big heart. He loved his country and served as a Marine doing 3 tours in Afghanistan and Iraq from 2003 - 2007.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Deborah Jean Coates; grandmother, Anna Lee Kolarsky; uncle, George Coates Sr.
He is survived by his brother, George and his wife Jessica Coates; nephews, Geordyn, Houston; niece, Emilynn; uncles, Mark Kolarsky and his wife Lori, Steve Kolarsky; aunts, Donna Byington and husband Fred, Peggy Welsh and husband Ron, Dee Dee Booher and husband Anthony; several special cousins and close friends.
Military services will be private.
In lieu of flowers please make a contribution to Fall Branch Volunteer Fire Department or Mission-22.com in his honor.
Trinity Memorial Centers Funeral Home (423-723-8177) is honored to serve the family.