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Funeral services for Justin Max Coates, age 39 years, 1 month and 2 days, a Tushka resident, were held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 13, 2021, at Brown’s Funeral Service Chapel, in Atoka.
Services were under the direction of Brown’s Funeral Service, in Atoka.
Coates passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2021, in Durant.
He was born on Saturday, January 2, 1982, to Earnest and Nancy Evelyn (Merritt) Coates, at Dension, Texas.
Coates graduated from Tushka High School.
He worked as a concrete finisher.
Coates enjoyed hunting, camping, and loved to coon hunt during his childhood.
Survivors include his daughter, Brooklyn Faith Coates of Lehigh; parents, Earnest and Nancy Evelyn (Merritt) Coates of Atoka; sister, Robin Banks of Atoka; brother, Jody Coates of Seattle, Washington; uncles and aunts, Leslie and Pat Coates of Wichita Falls, Texas; Doyal and Lucille Broughton of Atoka; Alice and Jessie Hunt of Atoka; David Merritt of Tushka; grandmother, Irene Merritt of Coalgate; mother of his daughter, Mary Horn of Lehigh; along with host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Preceding him in death were his grandfathers, Robert Merritt and Earnest Coates; grandmother, Donnie Coates; uncles, Vernon Coates, Steve Coates, Hollis Coates, Larry Coates and Jim Merritt; and aunt, Mary Sue Coates.
Condolences may be sent to the family by email to: BROWNS@ATOKA.NET. Please reference the name of the deceased in your correspondence.