Russell K Coomer, Sr.

October 8, 1938 ~ January 20, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Russell Coomer, Sr. Obituary

Louisville, Kentucky - Russell K Coomer, Sr., aged 85, peacefully departed this life on January 20, 2024. Born and raised in Louisville, Russell was a true son of Kentucky, finding joy in the serene beauty of the great outdoors, especially through his love for hunting and fishing.

Russell's legacy is deeply intertwined with his commitment to family. A devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and brother, he exemplified the essence of love for family. His life was a testament to the values of loyalty, kindness, and unwavering support for those he held dear.

As an avid outdoorsman, Russell found solace and happiness in nature, creating cherished memories with loved ones during countless hunting and fishing adventures. His passion for the wilderness was contagious, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of all who shared in his enthusiasm.

He was preceded in death by the love of his life and beautiful bride, Mary J. Coomer; daughter, Tina Kay Weidman; and son, Gregory Alan Coomer; brothers, Paul, Danny, Donald, and Tony; and sister, Mae Bryant.

Survivors include his children, Russell K Coomer, Jr., Rhonda Weist, and John E. Coomer; siblings, Douglas Leonhardt, Eugene Leonhardt, Linda Leonhardt, Mammie Leonhardt; grandchildren, Tywayne, William, Russell, Cammi, Sarah, Joshua, Shelby, Melissa, and Jessica; 10 great grandsons and 5 great granddaughters.

Visitation will be held 2-8 p.m. Sunday, January 28, 2024, at Legacy Funeral Center – Schoppenhorst Chapel, 1832 W Market Street, Louisville, KY 40203. Funeral services in celebration of his life will be held 11 a.m. Monday, January 29, 2024, at the funeral home, with burial to follow.

Memorial contributions may be made to Home of the Innocents.

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January 28, 2024

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Legacy Funeral Center - Schoppenhorst Chapel
1832 W. Market Street
Louisville, KY 40203

January 29, 2024

11:00 AM
Legacy Funeral Center - Schoppenhorst Chapel
1832 W. Market Street
Louisville, KY 40203


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