ALBANY -- Thomas Michael "Mike" Coleman passed away Friday, February 24, 2012 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany, GA. His remains have been cremated and no services will be held at this time.

Survivors include his daughter, Teresa Myer and her husband, Frank of Santa Maria, CA, three grandchildren, Jacob, Josh and Natalie Myer, his brothers, David J. Coleman and his wife, Mary Jo of Las Vegas, NV, Steven P. Coleman and his wife, Dawn of Valdosta, GA and a special friend, Shannon Akins of Albany, GA and the Akins family of Leesburg, GA and the mother of his daughter Teresa, Juanita Ranis. Mr. Coleman is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas H. and Evelyn B. Coleman and a sister, Jeanine C. Bauer.

Mr. Coleman was retired from Ayers Aircraft as a Quality Control Tech. and was a licensed pilot. He served in the US Navy as an Aircraft Mechanic and had a passion and love for flying.

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