William R. Coburn Sr.
June 21, 1928  -  April 16, 2019

William R. Coburn Sr.

Ascension Funeral Home
426 West New River St
Gonzales, LA  70737
Friday, April 19, 2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Ascension Funeral Home
426 West New River St.
Gonzales, LA  70737
Friday, April 19, 2019
11:00 am
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Oak Lane Memorial Park
15304 Highway 73
Prairieville, LA  70769
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I served in the Army.

William R. Coburn, Sr. went to be with his Lord and Savior on April 16, 2019. He was born on June 21, 1928, to Thomas and Alma (Music) Coburn. He was a dedicated husband, father, and grandfather. He served his country in the 57th Military Police Company of the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was employed by Shell Pipeline for 37 years. Visiting at Ascension Funeral Home, 426 West New River St. Gonzales, LA, on Friday, April 19, 2019 from 9 am until funeral services at 11 am, conducted by Pastor Steve Berger. Burial to follow in Oak Lane Memorial Park in Prairieville, La. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Doris McAdams Coburn; two sons, William Jr. and his wife Paula, and Thomas and his wife Stephanie; and one daughter, Sandra and her husband John Soileau; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents, 2 sisters, and 3 brothers. Ascension Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Please sign the online guestbook at www.ascensionfuneral.com.


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  1. Cassie & Billy Lemoine
    Gonzales, LA

    May you take comfort in the knowledge that there is one more angel in heaven. Our prayers go out to your family.

  2. Robert Sossaman

    Sorry for your loss, looks like he enjoyed a long and meaningful life. Prayers for your family

  3. Doug Cloud
    Slidell, LA

    I'm so sorry Bill. I remember your dad as a kind & gentle man.

  4. Jan Chiquet
    St. Amant, LA

    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. God Bless.

  5. Peggy B. Guillot
    Donaldsonville, LA

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in the difficult days ahead ... Don & Peggy B. Guillot

  6. Charlie Chifici
    Baton Rouge, LA

    Mr Bill was like a father to me for a lot of years, I’ll never forget his calm laid back personality. Ms Doris,Bill,Tommy and Sandy, my thoughts and prayers are with you all🙏

  7. Marcella Bergeron
    Cyoress, TX

    My deepest sympathies to Mrs. Doris, Bill, Tommy and Sandy. I have nothing but the fondest memories of your Dad, especially his patience with all of our teenage escapades!

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