John Shields Coleman, Jr., died on July 30. Mr. Coleman was born in Birmingham on March 30, 1931, the son of John S. and Mae Steiner Coleman. He attended Birmingham schools. He went to Princeton University and the University of Virginia. He graduated from The Citadel and served in the US Army before returning to Birmingham. He worked for several years for the Luckie- Forney Advertising Agency. He then moved to New York where he joined BBD&O Agency before establishing his own firm. One of his firm’s accounts was Volkswagen. He was married to the late Katherine Steiner of Montgomery. Many thanks to the staffs of The Veteran’s Hospital in Birmingham and St. Martin’s-in-the Pines for their kindnesses. A memorial service will be held in the Chapel at The Cathedral Church of the Advent Monday, August 6 at 11:00 a.m. with interment at Elmwood Cemetery immediately following. Donations may be made in his memory to The Friends Fund at St. Martin’s-in-the-Pines, 4949 Montevallo Road, Birmingham, Al 35210. Tags: 1953

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