Jerry Coggins, Sr., 71 - Travelers Rest

Jerry Leon Coggins, Sr., 71, of Travelers Rest, left his earthly home to enter his eternal heavenly home on Wednesday, November 20, 2019. He was married to Kathy Pittman Coggins for 50 years and was the son of the late Clifton and Dorothy Lee Coggins.

A true “Mountain Man”, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, and being in the mountains. He was the “Peanut Man” for 20 years. He was a member of Cross Plains Baptist Church, he loved his family and loved The Lord. He dedicated 35 years of service to Milliken.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Jerry Coggins, Jr., of Travelers Rest; Timothy Coggins, of Greenville; and Brian Coggins, of Greer; his daughter, Cathy Jo Jones, of Travelers Rest; special daughters, Rhonda Lollis Coggins, of Travelers Rest and Margie Staton; three beloved sisters, Doris, Linda and Carolyn; his brother, Kenneth Coggins, and a special brother, Larry Pittman, of Travelers Rest; twelve adored grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

A memorial service is planned for 2:00 PM Saturday, November 30, 2019 at Cross Plains Baptist Church, 1305 Chinquapin Rd., Travelers Rest, SC 29690. Pastor Dennis Jones will officiate. A time of fellowship will follow the service.

The family wishes to thank Cross Plains Baptist Church for their prayers and support and Regency Hospice for their help during this difficult time.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cross Plains Baptist Church and mailed to the above address.

Online condolences may be expressed here.

Living Waters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.