The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of David Coleman can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Select Candle

Obituary for David Coleman

David   Coleman

David R. Coleman, age 84 and longtime resident of rural Bartlesville, passed away on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at his home.

David Richard Coleman was born on January 19, 1934 in Bartlesville. He was the son of Robert Lee Coleman and Juanita Jane (Ketchum) Coleman.

David attended Bartlesville High School and after that, he became an Electrical Contractor. He worked for Ward Electric Motor. Later he bought Ward Electric Motor and he renamed it Coleman Electric. For a short time, he owned his own truck and was an over-the-road driver.

He and Joann Bailey married on December 29, 1953 in Bartlesville. He had lived in the Bartlesville area all his life. He and Joann had two daughters, Cheryl and Nancy. David loved his family and racing stock cars. He and Joann shared a love for travel which they did extensively.

David is survived by his wife, Joann, of the family home; daughter, Cheryl Johnson and her husband, Andy, of Dewey; daughter, Nancy Clopp and her husband, John, of Bartlesville; 5 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and many, many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Jim Coleman; and sister, Barbara Allen.
Come and go visitation for David will be held Thursday, until 7:00 PM in the Arnold Moore & Neekamp Funeral Home, 710 S. Dewey Ave.

Graveside services for Mr. Coleman will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Arrangements for Mr. Coleman are under the direction of the Arnold Moore & Neekamp Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at

To send flowers to the family of David Coleman, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Order Flowers
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Lit Memorial Candles
Recently Shared Stories
Recently Shared Photos