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Richard Jerry Treadaway

Mr. Richard Jerry Treadaway, age 73 of Trion, Georgia passed away Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at his residence following an extended illness.

Mr. Treadaway was born in Lafayette, Georgia on January 1, 1945, son of the late Lonnie Carl Treadaway and Hattie Mae Brown Treadaway. He and his family attended the Fellowship Baptist Church in past years, but had most recently attended the Lighthouse Unity Church of God. He enjoyed poetry and had named to the Who’s Who List for poetry, and he was retired from the Weave Room at Mt. Vernon Mills. MR. Treadaway was preceded in death by brothers, Charles, Tommy, Randy, and Jimmy Treadaway and a special friend, Brenda Gail Wilson.

Mr. Treadaway is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Jerry Dewayne and Mariah-Jo Treadaway of Trion; brothers, Billy Treadaway and Bobby Treadaway; sisters, Shirley Speer, Sandra Kirby, Debbie Pyper, Betty Mahan and Dianne Watkins; 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren; numerous friends and nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services for Mr. Treadaway will be held Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. in the Petitt Chapel of the Coffman Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Collins officiating. Interment will follow in the West Hill Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Dewayne Treadaway, Caleb Collins, Billy Treadaway, Kevin Treadaway, Jeff Kirby and Farrell Treadaway. Honorary Pallbearers will be his friends from the High Rise Apartments.

Mr. Treadaway will be in state at the Coffman Funeral Home where the family will receive friends Saturday afternoon from 12:00 Noon until the funeral hour.

Coffman Funeral Home, Petitt Chapel is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Richard Jerry Treadaway. Please visit to sign our online guestbook and to post condolences.