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Mr. Othello Coleman, Sr.

The Coleman, Richards, Johnson and Sandy families regret to announce the home-going of our beloved son, father, brother, nephew and friend, Mr. Othello Coleman, Sr. He was the grandson of the late Samuel D. Coleman and the great-grandson of former president William D. Coleman. This sad event occurred on Sunday, April 28, 2013 in Salisbury, NC.
He was predeceased by his father, Mr. Koko Kollie Sandy, brother, Robert Bowman and sister, Hawa Coleman.

OT as he was affectionately called is survived by his mother, Melvina B. Coleman, four children, Chasity, Amber, Joann and Othello Jr. Six brothers, John Coleman, Molly Sandy, Charlie Sandy, Bata Sandy, Cullie Sandy and Domaue Sandy. Three sisters, Subora Thelwell, Pat Coleman and Debbie Coleman, Uncles, aunts, cousins and other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services

Saturday, May 18, 2013 - Beth-el Church of God in Christ 91 Hooker Ave Poughkeepsie, NY

Wake/Viewing 1:00pm- 2:00pm

Funeral 2:00pm

Interment will be held at Hyde Park Cemetery

Repast immediately after burial at the Beth-el Church of God in Christ

Contact persons

  • Melvina B. Coleman - 845-473-0201
  • Subora Thelwell 704-890-5203
  • Pat Coleman 845-905-5271
  • John Coleman 845-452-1050

Hotel accommodation -

Days Inn - Contact person - Kate - Cost $96.00 (tax included) code (burial rate) Tel. 845-454-1010