Serving Clovis, Portales and the Surrounding Communities

July 4 Obituaries

Guy R. Coleman, 56

Mr. Guy R. Coleman, 56, of Portales, died Wednesday, June 30, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.

He was born on Nov. 18, 1947, in San Antonio, Texas, to Thyra Lee and A.J. “Jack” Coleman.

He spent his early childhood in San Antonio, Texas. He then moved to Portales and attended junior and senior high school, where he played football.

He graduated from Portales High School in 1967. He spent his working career as an engineer with the railroad for 32 years. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, and gold prospecting.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include two daughters, Kim Templeton (and husband, David) of Spokane, Wash., and Jeni Anderson (Scott) of San Antonio, Texas; five grandchildren, Brandon and Jeremy Templeton of Spokane, and Avery, Eliza and Isabella Anderson, of San Antonio; a brother, Mark Coleman of Portales, a sister, Jewel Christine Jackson of Sacramento, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews.

Services are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Brian and Lisa Victor, 1788 CR 3 (off Highway 467 at the Curry/Roosevelt County line).

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Rifle Association, 11250 Waples Mill Rd., Fairfax, Va. 22030.

Arrangements are by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales.

Stanley A. Goslin, 73

Mr. Stanley A. Goslin, 73, of Portales, retired military, died Monday, June 28, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis.

He was born on July 29, 1930, in Merriman, Neb., to Percy and May Bell Goslin.

He retired from the U.S. Air Force on June 1, 1973, after 30 years of active duty. He proudly served his country and was the recipient of several medals during his service, including the WWII Victory, Korean Service, Vietnam, Army of Ocupation (Japan), Air, Accomodation, Combat Readiness, Good Conduct, American Campaign, National Defense Service, and United Nations Service medals, family members said. He was on the Roosevelt County Senior Olympics Planning Committee for three years, and was Secretary of Roosevelt County AARP Chapter 4301. Family members said he was known for his extreme love of animals and he loved sharing his dry wit with friends and family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Blanche Buchan and Helen Parker; three brothers, Aden, Max and Ellis Goslin.

Survivors include his wife, Millie Goslin of the home; a brother, Ralph Goslin of Jacksonville, Fla.; and many nieces and nephews.

Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday at Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens in Clovis. Marlin Poyner will officiate the services.

Burial will be at Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens in Clovis.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 90790 Albuquerque, 87199-0790.

Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home of Clovis.

Obituary Policy

The Portales News-Tribune does not charge to publish obituaries. Space constraints and deadlines may limit what is published. Information for obituaries must come from funeral homes.