Alger L. “Jack” Coffelt

Alger L. “Jack” Coffelt, 86, of Edinburg, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2013 at Shenandoah Memorial Hospital in Woodstock.  The funeral will be held Thursday, May 16 at 11:00 a.m. at the Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock.  Pastor Bob Jones will officiate.  Burial, with military honors by Woodstock American Legion Post #199 will follow in Massanutten Cemetery in Woodstock.

Mr. Coffelt was born October 3, 1926 in Edinburg, son of the late Norman H. and Nannie Miller Coffelt.  He was a 1944 graduate of Edinburg High School and an army veteran of World War II.  He retired as President of the Shenandoah County Division of F & M Bank.  He was a member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church where he was former treasurer and youth director.  He was a member of American Legion Post #199, Edinburg Parish United Methodist Men and Shenandoah Lodge #82- IOOF.

He is survived by his wife, Alice Z. Gompers Coffelt whom he married on October 13, 1945; son, Jeffrey H. Coffelt and wife Kathy of Edinburg; daughter, Sandra C. Stickley of Edinburg; two brothers, Robert Coffelt of Middletown, Ohio and Kelly Coffelt and his wife Phyllis of Edinburg; two granddaughters, Amy L. Orndoff and husband Bill, and Carrie Anne Hodges and Roger Wilkins, and one great grandson, Michael Orndoff.  He is also survived by several nieces and nephews and his beloved cat Boots.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 10-11 am at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 310, Edinburg, VA 22824 or Woodstock Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 221, Woodstock, Virginia 22664.

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2 Condolences to Alger L. “Jack” Coffelt

  1. Lee Boppe says:

    It was a pleasure to work with Jack. I always enjoyed talking business with Jack for he always told it the way it was. His folksy insight added humor and wisdom into the discussion. Jack was a Virginia Gentleman who will be missed but never forgotten.

    One of his co-workers,

    Lee Boppe

  2. Carrie says:

    Thank you. It is very comforting to read and hear these kind words about my grandfather.