Jake Coffelt “Big Jake,” 40, of Jasper, Tennessee, passed away, Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville surrounded by his family at 1:11 p.m.
Those who knew Jake knew he had a big heart as everyone said he was like a big teddy bear. He left a big impact on everyone. You will be truly missed by family and friends. We all love you Big Jake.
He was preceded in death by his parents Garry and Judy K. Coffelt.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Tammy Dee Coffelt; brothers, Chris (Tia) Coffelt and Shawn (Jennifer) Kouns; step-children, Billy Jr. and Ameilia R. Heard, all of Pikeville; grandchildren, Billy Peyton Heard, Sadie Marie Swafford and Arlis S. Heard, all of Pikeville; nephews, Tyler and Nick Kouns; niece, Emma Coffelt; special friend and brother, Bubba (Felicia) Gibbs.
There will be a Memorial Service held in Jake’s honor Sunday, December 17, at the funeral home.
Arrangements were made by Tate Funeral Home LLC, Tate Funeral Home, 950 Mel Dixon, Jasper.