Michael Elliott Coley, 64, member of American Legion Post 280

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Michael Elliott Coley
Michael Elliott Coley

Michael Elliott Coley, 64, passed away Friday, March 10, 2017. Born in Henderson, Ky., he was the son of the late John F. Coley Sr. and Maidie A. Coley.

He retired as chief from the U.S. Navy and was a veteran of Vietnam and Persian Gulf wars. He was a member of the American Legion Post 280.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Denise M. Coley; daughter, Brandy Lynne Coley; son, Michael Christian Coley, and his wife, Amanda; two grandsons, Noah and Jackson Coley, all of Virginia Beach; brother, Otha Coley of Louisville, Ky.; and sister, Sheri Tomlinson of Robards, Ky.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Kemspville Chapel. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 17, at the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow funeral services at 3 p.m. in Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery.

Condolences may be offered to the family at hollomon-brown.com.