Benny William Coggins

Published 5:04 pm Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Benny William Coggins, of Hermitage Trail, Ellenboro, N.C., died on Monday, May 9, 2011 at Smith-Phayer Hospice House of Landrum. A native of Cherokee County, S.C., he was a son of the late Benny Truman Coggins and Eva Mae Moore Coggins Huckabee. Mr. Coggins was a member of Victory Baptist Church of Sunny View. He took pride in restoring old cars and was a jack of all trades. He was employed by Timken.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one son, William Brian Coggins, and one brother, David Lee Coggins. He is survived by his wife, Jane Fredell Coggins; one daughter, Chastity Metcalf and husband, Mark, of Sunny View; two brothers, Earl Coggins of Shelby and Wayne Coggins of Columbus; two sisters, Barbara Coggins of Sunny View and Lynn Coggins of Rutherfordton, N.C., and two grandchildren, Nathan Metcalf and Brandon Metcalf.
Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at the A.C. McKinney Memorial Chapel at McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dean Elliott officiating. Burial will follow in Big Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:30 – 6 pm at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glenn Drive, Columbus, N.C. 28722.
The family will be at the home of Mark and Chastity Metcalf, 47 Rocky Lane, Mill Spring, N.C. 28756.
McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral Home is serving the Coggins Family.
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