Edward M.Coughenour, Sr., age 91 of Florida, died Saturday, February 27, 2016. He was born in Gallia, Ohio as an only child to the late Otho and Faye (Pullins) Coughenour.
Ed had been farming in the Mt. Sterling community since the early 1950's and continued his love of agriculture in Florida. He was a Florida State Champion Checker Player; Flordia Senior Olympic Champion Bowler; loved shuffle board, and was an Army veteran of World War II.
Preceded in death by parents; wife of 35 years and mother of children, Madge Coughenour; second wife of 23 years, Viola (Reed) Coughenour.
Survived by his loving children, son Ed Coughenour, Jr. of Mt. Sterling; daughters Peggy (Mark) Platt of Gahanna, and Joyce (Ronald) Adams of Mt. Sterling; grandchildren Andrew, Bethany, and Rebekah Platt, Dara (Thad) Barker, Angel Monahan, Eric (Chris) Adams and Brad Adams; great-grandchildren Joey Monroe III, Emily, Allyson, Aaron & Aidan Barker, Tronny Monahan, and Tyler Adams.
A Funeral service will be held 11:00 am on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at the PORTER-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, Mt. Sterling. Rev. Densil Wright officiating with the interment following in Pleasant Cemetery where a military service will be preformed. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 1 from 6 - 8 pm.
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