Charles Gene Coffey was born in Lenoir, and is the son of the late Eleanor Beatrice Pope Coffey and the late Ralph Coffey.
A memorial service honoring his life will be held at the Cremation Society, 2205 Millbrook Road, Raleigh, with Rev. Harold Woodlief officiating at 4 p.m. with a reception for the gathering of family and friends afterward.
He survived by his daughter, Wendy C. Dudka of Raleigh, and his son, Charles G. Coffey; by his brothers, Stanley Coffey and wife Linda of Franklinton, Gary Coffey and wife Joy of Lenoir; by his step-children Misty Lammonds, April Kendrick, Christy Curry, Tammy (TJ) McCullogh, Sammie Tanner; and by his grandchildren Jamie Coffey Potts, Jason Coffey, Ian Coffey, Sarah Coffey, Kera Tanner, several step-grandchildren, and numerous nephews and nieces whom he thought of dearly.
He is predeceased by his brothers Jerry Coffey and Roger Coffey, and his son Carl Coffey.
Condolences may be expressed at cremationsocietync.com.