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James Coffin

September 20, 1945 — April 22, 2024

James "Jimm" Coffin, 78, of Cleveland, Tennessee passed away after a brief illness on Monday, April 22, 2024. Jimm was born on September 20, 1945 in Haverhill, New Hampshire to the late Ray and Lillian Coffin. Jimm was always known for being a kind person and having a gentle soul. He enjoyed going to garage sales, yard sales, and estate sales in his spare time. Jimm also enjoyed working in the yard, tinkering around the house, and reading. He was an Usher at St. Therese Church in Cleveland.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers, Ray Coffin Jr., and Richard Coffin.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory his partner of 31 years, Skip Christie; brother, Larry (Carolyn) Coffin; sister-in-law, Annie Coffin; his cats, Callie, and Gertie; and his dog Chloe.

The family will be receiving friends on Tuesday, April 30, 2024 from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Companion Funeral Home of Cleveland.

A celebration of life service will be held on Thursday, May 2, 2024 at 11:00 am at St. Therese Catholic Church with Father Mike Nolan officiating.

In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to St. Therese Catholic Church in Jimm's Memory.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Jimm or your condolences with his family at his online memorial located at Companion Funeral Home of Cleveland and the Cody family are honored to assist the family with these arrangements.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, April 30, 2024

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Companion Funeral & Cremation Service - Cleveland

2415 Georgetown Rd NW, Cleveland, TN 37311

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Memorial Service

Thursday, May 2, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church

900 Clingan Ridge Drive Northwest, Cleveland, TN 37312

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