Raymond David Coughlin, Jr., 86, of Liberty passed away on Jan. 12 surrounded by his loving family at his residence. Raymond was born in Liberty on Dec. 29, 1933 to parents Raymond Coughlin Sr. and Lorene Myrick Coughlin.
In 1954, Raymond was drafted into the United States Army. After being honorable discharged from the military, he went to work in the oil fields. He worked drilling rigs to working rigs. He also worked for Brown & Root as a foreman for many years. Before retiring, he also worked as a roofer. Raymond was a charter member of Bible Way Pentecostal Church in Liberty. Raymond loved to fish, and we know if there is fishing in heaven, Dad has got a big one on the line! Go Dad!
Raymond was preceded in death by his parents; loving and devoted wife of 58 years, Aurora (Gloria) Coughlin; brother, Francise Coughlin; and sister, Pat Phipps. He leaves behind to cherish his memory sons David Coughlin and wife Carol, Joe Coughlin Sr. and wife Daleena, James Coughlin and wife Monica; sister, Nancy Vaughn and husband Everett; brother, George Coughlin and wife Rena; brother, Joe Caughlin and wife Marilyn; and sister, Edna L. Tywater. In addition, he leaves behind 11 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild on the way.
Honoring the family by serving as pallbearers are Dewitt Thompson, Russell Thompson, Aaron Coughlin, Taylor Smith; Jeffrey Coker and William Powell. Honorary pallbearers are Everett Vaughn, Michael Coughlin, Glenn Zamazal, Joe Coughlin Jr. and Adam Cassel.
Friends are invited to visit with the family from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18, at Bible Way Pentecostal Church, 7971 Highway 146 N., Liberty, Texas 77575. Funeral Services will begin at 1 p.m. with Pastor William Persinger officiating. Graveside service to immediately follow at Hillside Cemetery in Liberty.
Memories and condolences can be shared with the family by visiting AllisonFuneralService.com.
“I want my children to know that me and mom are looking over you and you will never be alone. Love, Raymond David Coughlin, Jr.”