Larry Coke


Larry Thomas Coke passed away Friday July 31, 2020 at Chatham Kent Health Alliance with family at his side. Son of the late Thomas and Beatrice Coke. Husband of the late Mary Margaret Coke (nee Sanders). Father of Jennie Coke (Kyle Harvey). Grandfather of Ryan Beauvais, Macy Harvey and Jaxson Harvey. Brother of John Coke (Betty), the late Patricia Moerman, Donna Cross (Larry) and Diane Brown (Francis). Survived by Brother in law Murray Moerman and sister in law Betty Ann Chase (Dan). Also survived and loved by many nieces and nephews. Larry started work many years ago with Wally Shaw feed mill and later worked for Southwest Ag. He enjoyed playing pepper with the boys with Harold Butler often hosting card nights. He was a gentle and kind man, with a tremendous love for his family, especially his grandchildren. A graveside service will be announced at a later date.

31 Comments on “Larry Coke”

  1. Deepest and sincere condolences to all of Larry’s family. He was a great guy and will be missed at the garage.

    Gord and Joyce Ritchie

  2. I am sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. He was a funny man that always had time to chat. Sending family hugs and prayers.

  3. Our thoughts, prayers and sympathies to all the Coke family. Hugs to all. Joe and BonnieFaas

  4. Thinking of all of you, Larry was a warm and loving man, her will be missed. Sending you peace and love
    Linda Webster

  5. So sorry to hear about you dad passing Jenny you are in my thoughts and prayers hugs (Jocelyn Robinson Cracknell( Mom Joyce Cracknell

    So sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. Thinking of you at this hard time and sending hugs.

  7. Sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. A face that will be missed when I’m home to see Dad.

  8. Sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. He was certainly a kind and gentle man and will be missed.

  9. So sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. He was certainly a kind and gentle man and will be missed.

  10. Sorry to hear of your loss, Donna. Our thoughts are with you and all your family at this sad time.

  11. My sincere condolences on the loss of your brother Larry. Kind gentle people run in your family and that is a blessing.
    May your memories bring to mind many wonderful times and sustain you in the coming days.

  12. So sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. Our thoughts & prayers are with the family at this sad time. Lee & Shirley Stevens

  13. So sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. He was a wonderful friend and well loved by my entire family. My sincere sympathy to the Coke family.

  14. Our deepest sympathy goes out to all the Coke family. So sorry to hear of your loss!
    Randy & Julie Callow

  15. I am so very sorry to learn of Larry’s passing. I have wonderful memories of the times I would spend at the Coke family home as a young girl when my parents, Walter and Eileen Kelley, would visit at Tom and Bea’s. My thoughts and prayers are with the Coke family during this time…….

  16. This past weekend, the August long weekend, was the “Annual Coke Classic” 9-hole golf tournament played at the Black Creek Golf Course in Oil Springs, ON. I first met Larry on the golf course over 20 years ago at one of the first Coke Classic’s. Larry was a great man on and off the golf course. He will be missed. Our thoughts are with the Coke’s during is time. Tim and Jen Koen.

  17. So sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. Lots of good times had with Larry. We will miss his visits.

  18. We send our condolences to the Larry Coke family.
    It has been years since I was in contact with Larry. I can see Larry remained the same gentle soul I knew in our school days. I’m proud to have known him.

  19. Deepest sympathy to Larry’s family. He was a kind, soft spoken man who always took time for others. Praying that you will find comfort and peace now and in the days ahead.

  20. My sincere condolences to all the Larry Coke family. He was such a quiet, gentle, kind man. He will be missed by all.

  21. To the Coke family. Growing up in Rutherford and thoughout the years, it was always a pleasure to run into Larry. Although our paths haven’t crossed in some time, I will always remember what a kind man he was. I am truly sorry for everyone’s loss.

  22. My sincere sympathy to Diane, Francis and all the Coke family in the passing of Larry. Treasure your memories.

  23. On Behalf of the dawn Township Historical Society, we wish to express our sincere condolences to the family of Larry Coke. Many of us have very dear memories of Larry. May he rest in Peace

  24. I was very sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. I remember Larry as a faithful and honest worker at the Wallace Shaw Mill in Rutherford. Also, many ball games were played on Larry’s front yard. Those times were fun and memorable. Hoping the Coke family find peace and comfort in all the memories shared about their Larry who was a gentle soul.

  25. Sorry to hear of Larry’s passing, he and my late husband enjoyed visiting while he resided at Mill view Apartments in Florence. My sincerest condolences to his family.

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