SYRACUSE — Aubrey Gene Coleman, 79, of Syracuse, died Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at Hamilton County Hospital in Syracuse.

He was born Nov. 15, 1938, in Lakin, to Lyle Arthur and Lavina Vendora Finlay Coleman. He graduated from Syracuse High School in 1956.

In 1958, he married Maxine Stinchcomb. On Nov. 11, 1977, he married Renee Annet Leslie in Syracuse. She preceded him in death as did his parents; a brother, Gary Aldene Coleman; and a sister, Carolyn Veach.

Mr. Coleman had worked at numerous jobs before purchasing the Liquor Shack in Syracuse in 2006, working there until retiring. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

Survivors include two sons, Randy Coleman of Syracuse, and Richard Coleman of Wichita; a stepdaughter, Amy Welch of Syracuse; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Graveside memorial service will begin at 10 a.m. MDT Saturday at Syracuse Cemetery. 

Condolences may be sent to In lieu of flowers, memorials payable to Hamilton County Hospital may be sent in care of Fellers Funeral Home & Monuments LLC, Box 1253, Syracuse, KS 67878.