Coleman Marler (September 11, 1939 – March 27, 2008)
William Coleman Marler, 68, died Thursday, March 27, 2008. He was known to many of his classmates by his middle name, Coleman. He was born September 11, 1939 to John and Jeannette Marler in Enid, OK. He married Pat Vaughan in Oklahoma City, his wife of 34 years. Coleman is survived by his wife and two sons, Eric and Mike, both of Edmond. He is also survived by a twin brother, Conrad Marler of Enid, brother and sister twins John Marler of Shreveport, LA and Joan Sparks of Flower Mound, TX; sister, Sara Bates of Niceville, FL and two grandchildren. Coleman served in the U.S. Air Force four years and graduated from Central State University in Edmond.
He was quick to smile, a friend to all, and shared his passion for gardening with all he knew. Graveside services were held Sunday, March 30, 2008, at Rose Hill Cemetery, 6001 N. Grand Blvd, OKC. (Published in The Oklahoman on 3/29/2008)