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Don Eldridge Coleman, Sr.

Don Eldridge Coleman, Sr., American nursing home company and radio executive. Recipient Helping Hand award, Wyoming Crippled Children's, 1970, Distinguished West Virginian award, Governor West Virginia, 1972. Member of Pineville Junior Chamber of Commerce (president 1969-1971), Associate Photographers International, International Club, Lions.

Background

  • Sr., Don Eldridge Coleman, was born on April 26, 1937 in Fayetteville, West Virginia, United States. Son of Fred Richard and Jessie Wallace (Wallace) Coleman.

  • Education

    • Student, Beckley College, 1965—1968.

    Career

    • Sales manager Station WLOG, Logan, West Virginia, 1956—1961, Station WMON, Montgomery, 1965—1968. General manager Wyoming Broadcasting Company, Pineville, 1968—1976. National sales representative Aken Sign Company, Bluefield, 1976—1980.

      Administrator Mountain Sunset Inc., Beckley, since 1980. Controlling stockholder Radio Station WLOG, Logan, The DonCo Corporation. Deputy commissioner West Virginia State Athletic Commission, Charleston, 1968—1973.

      Advisor West Virginia Department Health, 1980—1982. Chairman Wyoming Children's Toy Fund, West Virginia, 1969. Served with United States Air Force, 1961-1965, Republic of Korea.

    Politics

    All Christians should vote in accordance with biblical values rather than according to party lines, personalities, or candidate rhetoric.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Regular ceremonies enable people to open themselves to God more fully. They help people to hear God's offer and challenge ever more deeply, and to allow God to prompt and enable them to respond.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Some personalities are difficult to manage, especially if they are prone to despair. Do not give up on a search of the paths of God, and the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for will be received.

    Membership

    Member of Pineville Junior Chamber of Commerce (president 1969-1971), Associate Photographers International, International Club, Lions.

    Connections

    • Married Naomi E. Deal Coleman, May 4, 1957 (divorced 1981). Children: Pamela Lynn, Denise Crystal, Donald Eldridge.
    • father: Fred Richard Coleman
    • mother: Jessie Wallace (Wallace) Coleman
    • spouse: Naomi E. Deal Coleman
    • children: Pamela Lynn Sr.
    • Denise Crystal Sr.
    • Donald Eldridge Sr.
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