Gary Dean Coats

July 15, 1961 - January 26, 2023
Gary Dean Coats

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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.

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  • January 31, 2023
    jeri minick says:
    I did not know you were sick. May God bless you and keep you. When you see Jamie tell him I said hey. Loved you both.

  • January 30, 2023
    Chrissy says:
    My sincere prayers and thoughts are with the family. I am praying for you.

  • January 29, 2023
    Tina says:
    Gary and my brother Danny were great friends growing up. We all had so much fun together. We went v to school together played baseball and football and got in trouble together. He was an amazing friend! God rest his soul!

  • January 28, 2023
    Barry says:
    Miss and love you brother, wish we could have spent more time together

  • January 28, 2023
    Barry Fleet Coats says:
    Miss you brother,wish we could have spent more together

  • January 28, 2023
    Patricia says:
    Will always love and miss you. Until we meet again l love you with all my ❤️.

  • January 27, 2023
    Jackie Williams says:
    Uncle Gary you will surely be missed!!! You go fly high in the sky with Momma, Charles, Granny and Granddaddy! Till we meet again!!! Love you so much!!! Reat well!!! Heaven gained another wonderful angel!