Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Coleman Wages (August 10, 2015)

Coleman Wages, 85, of New Madison, passed away on Aug. 10, 2015, at Reid Hospital in Richmond, Indiana. He was born on Dec. 16, 1929, in Mount Sterling, Kentucky, to the late Walden and Viney (Purvis) Wages.

Coleman was a Harrison Township trustee, a union steward at Dana Perfect Circle in Richmond, Indiana. He was also a member of the American Legion in New Madison.

In addition to his parents, Coleman was preceded in death by a sister, Crystal McKee; brother, Paul Wages; sister, Beulah Kincaid; sister-in-law, Ruth Wages; brother-in-law, John Kincaid; and son, Benjamin Wages.

Coleman is survived by son, Doug and Sue Wages; daughter, Angela and George Hunt; daughter-in-law, Lisa Allen; grandchildren, Brian and Ginnie Hunt, Nicole and Josh LeVoi, Shannon and Andy Riley, and Timothy and Beth Wages; great-grandchildren, Riley LeVoi, Lillian Riley, Maren Hunt, Anna LeVoi, Amelia Riley, Audrey LeVoi, Oscar Hunt, Lucy Wages and Alice Hunt; brother, Mark Wages; and sister-in-law, Linnie Wages.

A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, at 2 p.m. at Cedar Grove Church of the Brethren, New Paris, Ohio, with the Rev. Tony Price officiating. Family and friends may visit one hour prior to services also at the church.

The family requests memorial contributions be given to Brethren Retirement Community or the American Legion in New Madison.

Arrangements are entrusted to Braund Pope Funeral Home in New Madison. Online condolences may be sent to