Brenton Morland Coffey, 91, of Springfield, died at 6:38 a.m. Thursday, February 17, 2011 at Capitol Care Center. He was born on October 15, 1919 in St. Joseph, IL to Lou and Hannah Catherine Campbell Coffey. He is survived by a son; Lonnie (wife: Vicki) Coffey of Urbana, 2 grandsons; Cory Coffey of Urbana and Brandon Coffey of Maryland Heights, MO, a special God-sent friend, Tina Heslop of New Castle, PA.
Mr. Coffey has been a resident of Springfield most of his life. He attended Wesleyan Holiness Church and worked as a Piano tuner in his younger years. He played the accordion at the Illinois State Fair and on the Old State Capitol Square for over 50 years.
Visitation: 10-11 am Monday, February 21, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home
Funeral: 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 21, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home, with Pastor Wilson Douglas officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am