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Jimmy Leon Coats

June 26, 1937 — February 12, 2023

Jimmy Leon Coats

Funeral services for Jimmy Leon Coats, 85 of Shreveport, will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, February 20, 2023 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 1815 Marshall St., Shreveport, Louisiana. A visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. until time of service. A private graveside service will be held at Rose-Neath Cemetery in Bossier, City Louisiana. Officiating the service will be Reverend Andy Coats.

Jimmy passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2023 from a five year battle with dementia while surrounded by his immediate family. He was preceded in death by his father, Everette Coats; his mother, Zeffie Coats and his brother, Jackie Coats. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Naydean Coats; his only child/son, Aaron Coats and wife Cheryl; his three grandchildren, Joseph Coats and wife, Tricia, Andy Coats and wife, Cristi, and Ashley Bassett and husband, Garry and his three great-grandchildren, Mackenzie Coats, Abram Coats, and Avery Bassett.

Jimmy spent 25 years as a life insurance agent for Washington National as an award-winning agent and 23 years as the owner-operator of East 80 Utilities. Jimmy spent his retired years traveling, gardening, and attending family events. He was a model husband, father, grandfather, and friend, and he will be greatly missed.

The family would like to thank Dr. Abdehou, the staff at the Chateau at Montclair, the nurses at WK Pierremont, and the staff from Gentiva Hospice for their overwhelming love, care, and support during very challenging days.

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Visitation

Monday, February 20, 2023

12:30 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Rose Neath Funeral Home - Shreveport Marshall

1815 Marshall St., Shreveport, LA 71101

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Funeral Service

Monday, February 20, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Rose Neath Funeral Home - Shreveport Marshall

1815 Marshall St., Shreveport, LA 71101

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