Gary Dean Coats age 61 passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2023 at ECU Health Medical Center in Greenville, NC.
A celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.
Gary was born in Portsmouth, Virginia on July 15, 1961 the son of the late Dennis Fleet Coats and Carrie Elliott Coats.
He enjoyed fishing, eating good food and especially spending time with his grandkids.
Gary is survived by two sons: Brandon Coats and wife Beth of Washington, NC; Dennis Coats and wife Amanda of Pantego, NC; a sister Patricia Wilkins and husband Sidney of Windsor, Virginia; a brother: Barry Coats and wife Willie of Floresville, Texas and nine grandchildren: Johnathan, Aylah, Sophia, Caleb, Bary, Madi, Kelsey, Carlee and Liam. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his sister: Carol Spiers and brother: Charles Holloman.
Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Service of Washington is serving the Coats family.