Joseph Clifton Coflin

Published 6:48 pm Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Joseph Clifton Coflin, 82, of Church Street, Appomattox passed away on Saturday evening, September 14, 2019, at his home. Born in Alexandria, Va. on March 15, 1937, to the late Eugene and Eleanor M. Coflin.

Joseph Clifton Coflin

Joe owned an Amaco Gas Station in Jacksonville, Fla. and was the proud owner of Coflin Appliance serving Appomattox and surrounding areas for over three decades.

He was the husband of Linda Coflin and the loving father to a blended family of children, Johnny C. Coflin and wife Laura, Theresa A. Coflin Copper, Joseph T. “Tommy” Coflin and wife Bobbie, Roy B. Stanton and wife Pearl, Robert J. “Jimmy” Mines, Charles J. “Charlie” Mines, Andrew J. “Jackie” Mines II and wife Rita, Mark A. Buck and wife Paula, Kristy L. Buck, and Misty R. Buck; a total of 67 grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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He was preceded in death by a previous wife, Erma M. Coflin; sons, David L. Coflin and Andrew C. “Clayton” Stanton; son-in-law, Michael Copper; grandchildren, Thomas and Jeremy Stanton, Donald Somers, and Abbie J. Mines; and dearest friend, John T. Rothgeb.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, September 20, 2019, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Dillwyn, Va. by the Rev. Gary Stoots.

The family will receive friends for fellowship at the home, 1934 Church St., Appomattox, between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. daily and following the graveside service.

Robinson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family. An online condolence may be sent by visiting