Richard retired as a Manager for McDonald’s restaurants. During his 25 years with McDonald’s he was responsible for opening a number of new restaurants in North Georgia. He was an avid reader and actively involved in his church, McEver Road United Methodist Church. Richard also was a passionate gardener – even producing a 300 pound pumpkin one year.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Linda Coleman of Gainesville, GA; children, Heath (Kim) Coleman of Cumming, GA, Heather (Wilburn) Etheridge of Suches, GA, Michelle Brown of Gainesville, GA and Melissa Jordan of Auburn, GA; brothers, Tommy (Angie) Coleman and Curtis (Suzi) Coleman of Dawsonville, GA; and grandchildren, Ava, Bryn, Tiffany, Rebecca, Dakota, Levi and his much-loved, Matt. Richard is also survived by his dogs, Watchrat, Mary Jane and Bulldog and cat, Pete.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, June 10, 2013 at McEver Road United Methodist Church in Oakwood, GA. The family will receive friends at the church from 12:00 pm until service time.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Hall County Humane Society.
Condolences may be expressed on-line at HYPERLINK "http://www.mcdonaldandson.com" www.mcdonaldandson.com.
Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home & Crematory, 150 Sawnee Drive, Cumming, GA 30040 (770) 886-9899