Arthur Coalson

Obituary of Arthur Coalson

Mr. Arthur William Coalson, age 91 a resident of Auburndale, Florida passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center. Mr. Coalson was born February 1, 1927 in Livingston, Illinois to Arthur William and Josephine (Zorzi) Coalson, Sr. He was an Auburndale resident since 1993 coming from Illinois. He was a retired Owner/Operator of an Automobile Mechanic Shop and a United States Army Veteran serving in World War II. He was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Lakeland, Florida and a member of the V.F.W. in Livingston, Illinois. Arthur had his pilot’s license and loved to fly. He also enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by parents and sister – Marie.Arthur is survived by his loving and devoted family;Wife of 67 years: Wilma Coalson of Auburndale, Florida, 2 Sons: Gary (Doris) Coalson of Staunton, Illinois ,  Thomas (Cindy) Coalson of St. Petersburg, Missouri, 2 Daughters: Mary Kay Wells of Alton, Illinois, Joan Hedstrom of Lakeland, Florida,  Brother:  Donald (Barbara) Coalson of Staunton, Illinois, 11 Grandchildren:   Brian (Becky); Michael (Annie); Jeffrey; Sarah; Jennifer (Steve); Susan; Diana (Karl); Eli; Asa; Sam and Titus, 11 Great Grandchildren. Services will be held in Illinois.