Philip S. Coulon Jr. (Sarge)

SUMMERVILLE, S.C.—Philip S. Coulon Jr. (Sarge), age 61 formerly of Claytor Lake and Charleston, S.C., passed away Monday, March 11, 2013 in the Summerville Medical Center, Summerville, S.C. 

Born May 5, 1951 in Welch, W.Va., he was the son of the late Philip S. Coulon and Dorothy Coulon Reid Covey. He was also preceded in death by his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ralph and Ethylene Wilson of Dublin.

He was a veteran of the US Coast Guard.  “Sarge” was a graduate of Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering and was employed as an electrical design engineer.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara W. Coulon of Charleston, S.C.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Cheri (Robert) Strenz of Claytor Lake; Lisa (Larry) Johnson of Garner, N.C.; Marie Wiegleb of Mooresville, N.C.; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Dennis and Carol Whitter of Shakopee, Minn., and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 16, 11 a.m. in the Bower Funeral Home Chapel, Pulaski, conducted by Dr. Dennis J. Whitter, brother-in-law.

Visitation will be Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until hour of service at 11 a.m. at Bower Funeral Home Chapel, 1631 Bob White Blvd., Pulaski.

Burial will follow at Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin, with military rites to be conducted by the Pulaski VFW Post # 1184.

Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the Coulon family. To sign the online guestbook, please visit  HYPERLINK “” \t “_blank”



2 Responses to Philip S. Coulon Jr. (Sarge)

  1. Brenda (Coake) Bouschard

    March 15, 2013 at 12:20 am

    My sincere condolences to you, Barbara, and to Sarge’s whole family. My heart and prayers are with all of you through this most difficult time.

  2. Debbie (Williams) Marion

    April 11, 2013 at 11:11 pm

    Barbara I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

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