1937 – 2018

Don was born on January 9, 1937 in Drumright, OK and passed away at the age of 81, on October 25, 2018 in Bakersfield, CA. Don liked to fish and enjoyed staying and camping in Cayucos. He also like long vacations to Oklahoma, Yellowstone, New Mexico, Colorado and Texas. He coached Little League and Babe Ruth for many years. Don worked on the west side in the Petroleum industry for Bechtel and Chevron for 33 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Melba Coker. Don is survived by his wife of 58 years, Margaret Coker; his son, Greg Coker; his two daughters, Christie (Allen) Hebert and Kimberly Coker; his grandchildren, David (Kessia) Coker, Andrew Coker, Hayley (Christian) Easley, Christian Hebert, Brooke and Haddli Roper; his great-grandchildren, Colbi Coker and Violet and Lucy Easley; and by his brother and sister-in-law, Gary and Ann Coker. At the request of Don, the family will have a private family gathering. The arrangements are under the direction of the Greenlawn Funeral Home Southwest. www.greenlawnm-c.com