Olin D. Coxie, age 84, of Asheville, died Friday, November 15, 2019.
Mr. Coxie was born July 7, 1935 in Pelzer, SC to the late Silas and Cora Haney Coxie; he was a resident of Buncombe County for most of his life. A U.S. Navy veteran, he served in the Korean War and was stationed on the USS Prairie. Olin was formerly employed at Pitney-Bowes for 40 years. He enjoyed fishing, playing the guitar and was a member of Weaverville United Methodist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Mary E. Coxie, daughter, Barbara Ann Rumfelt and husband Jeffrey; sons, Kenneth Scott Coxie and Michael Deroy Coxie; step-daughter, Angela Coxie-Walmann and husband James; step-sons, Franklin Coxie, Jr. and wife Shelley, and Alan Coxie; grandchildren, Sarah and Lucas Rumfelt; step-grandchildren, Lowell Coxie, Alexandra Clymer, Benjamin Clymer and Emily Coxie; and brothers, Charles, Wiley and Elza Lee Coxie.
His funeral service will be held 2:30 p.m. Friday, November 22, 2019 in Weaverville United Methodist Church. Reverend Deval Mason will officiate. Burial with military honors will follow in the Veterans Section of West Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, November 21, 2019 at West Funeral Home.
For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Mr. Coxie’s obituary at www.WestFamilyFuneralServices.com.