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Don Coleman, 68, Independence, MO, passed away peacefully, Feb. 22, 2012 at his home. Don was born April 5, 1943 in Mehlville, MO to Henry and Ruth Coleman. Don retired from the General Motors Leeds plant in 1993. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers and 3 sisters. Don is survived by is wife of 42 years, Fern Coleman of the home, daughters Paula Montgomery of Independence, and Terra Coleman of Raytown, 4 grandchildren; Matthew (Nicki) Montgomery, Tanna, Mason, and Jessica Coleman, 2 great-grandchildren; Dustin and Cassie Montgomery, and 2 sisters; Blanche Stanley of Raytown, and Dorothy Hayes of Lynchburg, VA. A visitation will be held from 10-11 AM on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012 at Heartland Cremation 6113 Blue Ridge Blvd., Raytown, MO 64133. A funeral service will follow at 11 AM, at the funeral home, followed by graveside services at Brooking Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Vitas Hospice 4041 S. Lynn Ct. Dr., Independence, MO 64055 or The American Cancer Society.