Delbert Lee Coleman, 80, Little Elm, Texas, passed away on Jan. 19, 2023.
He was born in Palmyra, Mo. on July 3, 1942. Delbert graduated from Palmyra High School.
He married the love of his life, Janette Y. Coleman, on Jan. 12, 1964.
Delbert entered the United States Air Force on Jan. 11, 1963 and proudly served until he retired on Sept. 30, 1987.
Delbert had a love for many things in life. Aside from the quality time spent with family, his hobbies included going fishing, golfing, hunting, traveling and doing yard work.
Delbert had a genuine heart- he never met a stranger. He also had a great sense of humor that kept people laughing and smiling. We will always remember his saying “Get me a beer”.
He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Janette Coleman; as well as his children, Carmen Coleman, Kirt Coleman
(Rosalind) and Carlos Coleman (Beverlyn); grandchildren, Deandre Coleman, Bryson Coleman, Tyree Coleman, Marcus Coleman, Darrius Coleman, Wesley Cruz and Lorelai Dixon; and great-grandchildren, Joshua Hayes, Jayceon Lewis, Malia Coleman and Xain Coleman.
A graveside service will be held on Jan. 26, 2023 at 9:30 a.m. at Dallas/Ft. Worth National Cemetery in Dallas, Texas.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.stonebriarfh.com for the Coleman family.