NAILS CREEK COMMUNITY - Frank Eugene Coile Sr., 69, passed away Tuesday evening, April 10, 2012, at the Northridge Medical Center in Commerce, GA.
Born January 7, 1943, in Atlanta, he was the son of the late Luther Eugene and Alice Mae Grizzard Coile. He was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Gregory Eggleton. He and his wife Brenda, "The Ruth Candies Lady," were married September 13, 1964. Before retirement, he was a commercial electrician and member of the IBEW Local 613, and a firefighter with the DeKalb County Fire Department. He attended Georgia Tech, was a veteran of the United States Navy and was a member of the Redemption Outreach Ministries in Homer.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Whatley Coile; a son and daughter-in-law, Frank E. Coile Jr. and Holly Coile, Carnesville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Melissa Eugenia Coile Eggleton and Pamela and David Lee, both of Homer; and three grandchildren, Brennan, Benjamin, and Breanna.
Funeral services were held Saturday, April 14, at the B.D. Ginn Memorial Chapel of Ginn Funeral Home, Carnesville, with the Rev. David Carithers officiating. Interment was in the Nail's Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Homer.
Ginn Funeral Home, Carnesville, was in charge of arrangements.