Willie D. Coston Jr.

Born: Tue., Sep. 1, 1931
Died: Thu., Nov. 24, 2016


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Fri., Dec. 02, 2016
Location: Joseph J. Darrow Sr. Funeral Home Inc.

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Dec. 02, 2016
Location: Joseph J. Darrow Sr. Funeral Home

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  Willie D. Coston Jr., 85, of Staatsburg, NY passed away on November 24, 2016 at the Renaissance Rehab and Nursing Ctr. He was born on September 1, 1931 in Troy, Alabama to the late Willie D. Coston Sr. and Elizabeth Kitchen. He was in the US Air Force and received A National Defense Service Metal. Willie married Rosa Ann McCullough on July 29, 1956 in Ft Walton Beach, FL lasting 60 years of marriage. He was owner of Blossom Painters & Decorators in Staatsburg, NY retiring in August 2003. Willie enjoyed driving his Lincoln and spending time with family and friends.

  Survivors include; his wife Rosa Ann at home, children; Sandi Lee Turner (David) Memphis, TN, Larry Coston, Pok, NY, Willie D. Coston III (Carol) Kerhonkson, NY, Fredrick Coston (Roberta) Pok, NY, Lawonda Coston, Pok, NY , Geneo Coston (Shana) Staatsburg, NY, Tonie Coston (Lisa), Hyde Park, NY and Elizabeth Coston-Hall Milton, NY, a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren,  siblings; Georgia Elliot Ocala, FL, Charles Coston (Vicki) Binghamton, NY, Joseph Coston (Lynn) Richmond, VA Tony Coston Oakland, CA Gregory Coston (Bobbie) Red Hook, NY, Cathy Griffin, Charlotte, NC, and Rhonda Bostick (Michael) Menands, NY, his aunt Rosa Harris of Troy, AL, and a host of nieces, nephews, friends and family. He was predeceased by a son; Avery Coston, a sister; Verdelle Griffin, and 2 brothers; Clarence Coston and James “Sonny” Coston.

  Visitation is Friday, December 2, 2016 10-11AM at the Joseph J. Darrow Sr. Funeral Home Inc. 39 So Hamilton St. Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 845-452-1840. Pastor Kenneth Kelly will officiate the funeral service beginning at 11AM. Interment to follow in Wappinger’s Rural Cemetery. To send an online condolence, visit www.darrowfuneralhome.org


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Steve Martinez
   Posted Thu December 01, 2016
To the Coston Family, My sincere condolences and thoughts are with you at this time, I am so sorry for your loss. I will always remember Mr Coston driving around in the Lincoln and the family from the days of our junior and senior high school years, with Freddy, Willie and Larry especially, as always you are in my prayers

Michelene Cave
   Posted Thu December 01, 2016
Dear Family,
My sincere sympathies for your loss. Hold your memories close to your heart and they will help you through these troubled times. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

kevin hanaburgh
   Posted Sat December 03, 2016
god rest his soul my condlences all his family

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