Stephen Craig Coen, 61, of Fort Worth entered into eternal life Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at a hospital in Sugar Land. Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday in Arlington Funeral Home Chapel. Officiant will be Craig Butler. Burial will be in the Cottondale Cemetery in Wise County. Visitation: 6 p.m. to 8 p. m. Friday at Arlington Funeral Home. Memorials: Family requests that memorials be made to Mission Arlington or Meals on Wheels.
The son of Ron and Marian Jean Coen, Steve was born on July 21, 1952, in Iowa. He was an attorney with a law practice in Arlington. He began his legal career as a paralegal for the IRS and, returning from law school, worked as an IRS attorney for 18 years before starting his own law practice. He was a loving husband, dad, grandpa and son. He enjoyed life and golfing with friends. Steve and his wife of 39 years, Lottie Sue Finley, were united in marriage March 1, 1974, in Denton. They have one son, and both; along with several other family and friends, were by his side when he passed from this life to his home in heaven.
Survivors: His wife, Lottie; son, Chris and wife, Laura, grandsons, Gareth and Gabriel, of Grand Prairie; Mother, Marian Jean Coen of Joplin, Mo.; brothers, Gary and wife, Sally, of Bellevue, Wash., David and wife, Elizabeth, of Arlington; sister, LuAnne and husband Paul Oldham, of Trophy Club; two nephews; three nieces; three great-nephews; and a host of other family and friends.
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