Alvie Jacob Coffman Jr., 67, of Uniontown, passed away Saturday June 22, 2019, with his wife by his side. He was born September 2, 1952 in Uniontown to Elizabeth “Sis” and the late Alva J. Coffman Sr. Preceding him in death was his father, Alva Sr.
Alvie is survived by his mother, Elizabeth “Sis” Edenfield-Coffman; his loving wife of 38 years, Mary Anne; two sons, Ryan and wife Maggie Coffman and Daniel and wife Nicole Coffman; grandchildren, Hunter, Khloey, Hudson and Charlotte; sibling, David and wife Darlene Coffman of Texas; aunts, Nancy Henry and Diane Edenfield; uncle, Jimmy Edenfield; and many cousins.
Alvie graduated from Uniontown High School class of 1970 where he was proud to be a saxophone player in the Raider Dozen.
Alvie was a member of the IBEW for 49 years working as an Electrical Lineman for union contractors and then Duquesne Light, retiring in 2014. In his retirement he drove delivery for both Otto Brick and Coffman Welding, LLC (CWC). Alvie and Mary Anne attended Abundant Life Church. He was one “bomb diggity” of a guy!!
His true passion was hunting and fishing. He was a skilled taxidermist who had a love for wildlife. He owned and operated Great Lakes Taxidermy in Uniontown for several decades. Alvie also had a love of the golden oldies, which could frequently be heard coming from his prized orange 1936 Pontiac coupe en route to the local car shows.
Alvie was a lifetime member of Huchinson Sportsman’s Club, National Wild Turkey Federation, The National Rifle Association, The Summit Mountain Car Club and Dream Machines Car Club.
The family will greet his many friends and family at the ANDREW D. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORIES, 80 Morgantown Street, Uniontown, Pa. on Wednesday, June 26, 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm; Thursday 2 to 4 p.m. followed by a Celebration of Life service by Rev. Dave Herring and dinner by his family.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Boy Scouts of America, The Westmoreland-Fayette Council at 2 Garden Center Drive Greensburg, PA 15601, in memory of Alvie Coffman. The proceeds will be utilized to further the education and participation of youth in the outdoors / or a charity of your choice.
Memories and condolences can be shared with the family at adferguson.com and on the funeral home Facebook page.