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James Kenneth Coomer, 82, of Clarksville, Indiana passed away Monday, Oct. 2, 2017.
Born in the Roseville community of Barren County on Sept. 12, 1935, he was the son of the late Lawrence and Bernice Atwell Coomer.
While living in Glasgow, he worked with his uncle at Atwell's cabinet shop. After moving to Indiana, he was supervisor at the Indiana Army Ammunition Plant, International Harvester, and operated a general contracting firm. In most recent years, he and his family owned and operated the restaurant Ann's On the River in Jeffersonville. Ken will be remembered as a generous loving family man always willing to help anyone in need.
He is survived by his sons, Rodney Coomer (Peggy), of Henryville, Ind., David Coomer (Frances), of Salem, Ind., and John Coomer of Jeffersonville, Ind.; his brothers, Mike Coomer and Tim Coomer, of Hiseville, and Phil Coomer, of Bowling Green; his sisters, JoAnne Gooden, of Lousiville, Judy Gossom and Vickie Mosby, of Glasgow, Kathy Pollak of Vavaville, Calif., and Teresa London, of Hiseville; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ann Coomer, and his sister, Lorene Hanking.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at E.M. Coots and Sons Funeral Home in Jeffersonville, Ind. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5.
Published on October 4, 2017
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