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Timothy Shawn Coleman

January 20, 1966 ~ June 3, 2021 (age 55)


Waynesville – Timothy Shawn Coleman, 55, passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at Silver Bluff Rehabilitation Center.

Timothy was a native of Buncombe County but had lived most of his entire life in Haywood County.  He was a son of the late Max Roger and Alberta Medford Coleman. Timothy worked at Haywood Vocational Opportunities and was a member of Clyde Central United Methodist Church. He loved to draw, color, and collect Elvis Pressley memorabilia.

He is survived by a brother, Benny Coleman and his wife, Traci and nephew, Shaun, all of Clyde; an aunt and uncle, Norma and Lowell Medford; several cousins; many friends; and all of The Arc of Haywood County family.

A private memorial service will be held in the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Reverend Nathan Murray officiating.  Burial will be at Crawford/Ray Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Arc of Haywood County, 407 Welch Street, Waynesville, NC  28786.

The care of Timothy has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Homes of Canton and an online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at



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