Paul David “ P. C. “ Coleman, 61, of Mauriceville, passed away Tuesday, July 7, at Dubuis Hospital – St. Elizabeth in Beaumont.

Born on May 13, 1954 in Orange, to Melvin Coleman, Jr. and Clarice Coty (Doyle) Coleman, he was a lifelong resident of the Deweyville and Mauriceville area. He grew up in Deweyville and graduated from Deweyville High School. Paul worked as a mechanic in the offshore oil industry. He enjoyed drag racing cars, playing music on his mandolin and spending time with his family.

Paul is preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Sue Spears.

Those who will most cherish his memory are his wife of 25 years, Allison S. Coleman and his daughters, Sara Coleman Dupuy and husband, Michael and Megan Coleman, all of Mauriceville; sisters, Reba Moosman and husband Stewart of Lake Charles and Nell Breaux and husband, Kenny of Starks; brothers, Wayne Coleman and wife, Rose, Melvin L. Coleman and wife, Sharon, all of Franklin, Mark Coleman and wife, Patsy of Orange, Biff Coleman and wife, Griselda of Alamogordo, NM, Kim Coleman and wife, Margie and Leslie Coleman and wife, Penny, all of Starks; grandson on the way, Easton Coy Dupuy, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and members of his extended family.

Memorial services to remember and honor Paul’s life will be at 2:00 Saturday, July 11, in the chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange, with Brother John Fortenberry, officiating. A gathering of Paul’s family and friends will be from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM, prior to the service. Cremation was held prior to the services.

Condolences may be expressed to the family