Charles W. Coleman Jr., 55, worked for Bethlehem Steel

January 11, 1998

Charles W. Coleman Jr., who worked for 30 years in the wire mill at Bethlehem Steel Corp.'s Sparrows Point plant, died of kidney failure Monday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 55.

A resident of Baltimore's Cedonia neighborhood, Mr. Coleman retired in 1994. He worked previously at the Coca-Cola bottling plant on Kirk Avenue.

Born and raised in East Baltimore, he was a 1960 graduate of Carver Vocational-Technical Senior High School.

He is survived by two sons, Dana Coleman and Andre Coleman, and a daughter, Stacy Coleman, all of Cedonia; his mother, Lelia Coleman of Baltimore; two brothers, Harold Coleman of Northwood and Andrew Coleman of Baltimore; two sisters, Gloria Stokes and Bessie McDaniel, both of Baltimore; and his special friend, Carrie Gatling of Cedonia.

Services will be held at 5 p.m. today at the Chatman-Harris Funeral Home, 5240 Reisterstown Road.

Pub Date: 1/11/98

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