Maxwell "Nokie" Coburn, Jr., of Ceredo

Maxwell “Nokie” Coburn Jr., 71, of Ceredo, W.Va., went home to be with his Savior on Sunday, January 29, 2012. He passed away at King’s Daughters’ Medical Center in Ashland, Ky. Mr. Coburn was born in Ashland, Ky., a son of the late Milford Maxwell and Leatha Jane Moore Coburn. He was preceded in death by two brothers John and Curt Coburn. Mr. Coburn was a sheet metal worker with National Sheet Metal Workers Union Local 98 of Columbus, Ohio and International Sheet Metal Workers Union Local 24 of Dayton, Ohio. He attended Jefferson Avenue Church of God in Huntington, WV, and also attended Faith Christian Assembly in Flatwoods, Ky. He was an Army veteran and also served eleven years with the Army National Guard. He is survived by his loving wife of fifty-two years, Joyce Akers Coburn; a son Maxwell Scott (Angela) Coburn II of Kenova, W.Va.; two daughters Rebecca Joyce Coburn (Jonathan) Bailey of Wurtland, Ky., and Gina Suzanne Coburn (Greg) Webb of Crown City, Ohio; three brothers, Jerry (Louise) Coburn of Ocala, Fla., Ken (Polly) Coburn of Ashland, Ky., and Ron (Judy) Coburn of Worthington, Ky.; a sister-in-law Elaine Coburn of Greenup, Ky.; six grandchildren Tyler (Chelsea) Bailey, Zach Bailey, Savannah Bailey, Carmen Webb, Ava Coburn and Max Coburn; a great-grandson Levi Bailey; a god-granddaughter Cari Hendricks; and special friends Danny “Weiner” Walker, George Torres, Ken Rapoport, Jackie Herald and Emogene Brumfield, and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, February 1, 2012, at Jefferson Avenue Church of God, Huntington, W.Va., with Pastor Paul Farley, Pastor Greg Tomblin, Rev. George Torres, and Rev. Jonathan Bailey officiating. Burial will follow at Dock’s Creek Cemetery, Kenova, W.Va. Military rites will be performed by the US Army Honor Guard and American Legion Post 93 of Kenova. The viewing was from 6 until 9 p.m. Tuesday, January 31, 2012, at Bailey Family Funeral Home, Flatwoods, Ky. Online condolences can be sent to