Paul C. Coleman, Sr., Peel Dock Rd., Wellesley Island, NY and formerly of Floyd, NY, passed away peacefully at his home Tuesday evening after a long-fought battle with cancer.
Paul was born in Rome, NY on November 8, 1941, the son of the late John T. and Lavinia Rostiser Coleman. He was a graduate of Holland Patent Central School, Class of 1961, and excelled in all sports. Back in the day of high school demonstrations he performed the task of doing what is called a “Double Cut Off” on the flying rings, blind folded, proving to be an excellent gymnast as well.
On December 31, 1991 Paul married Barbara Dixon in Ogdensburg, NY.
Paul was employed by Marcy State Hospital, serving in the music department for 13 years. He went on as a self-taught musician entertaining locally for many years, eventually opening for Willie Nelson, Tanya Tucker, and many Continue reading