David C. Coleman
David C. Coleman, 75, dies Sept. 26
David C. Coleman, 75, longtime resident of Cherry Hills Village, died on Sept. 26 at home with his wife of 18 years, Beverly Clark-Coleman.
David graduated with honors from the University of Illinois and began his career as a trial attorney with the NLRB. He then advanced with Fortune 500 companies, including Essex International, Saga Foods and Waste Management, Inc., where he spent 25 years as vice president of Employee Relations and Human Resources. He then joined Auto Nation/Republic Industries as vice president of Labor Relations until launching his own consulting firm, Coleman and Clark Consulting, where he stayed until retiring due to health issues.
He loved his career, but more importantly loved and adored his family. He leaves behind his wife Beverly, three children: son Wayne Johncock (Colorado), daughter Alison and husband Kevin Delaney (Naperville, Ill.) and son Daniel Coleman (Atlanta, Ga.); in addition to four grandchildren: William, Christopher, Kaitlyn and Aiden; and many nieces and nephews.
David died from a rare condition called Multiple System Atrophy with Parkinsonism, of which he struggled with and had put up a valiant fight for more than five years.
He was a warm, generous and loving man who will be deeply missed by his family and numerous friends.
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