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Donald J. Coleman

April 14, 1993 - September 12, 2021

The day of September 12, 2021, Donald Wayne Coleman, Jr.  peacefully transitioned to his heavenly home to reunite with his grandmothers, Mary Horsley “Granny” and Zelma Coleman.

On April 14, 1993, Donald Wayne Coleman, Jr. was born to Kelley Helm, also a father figure Tarris “Tezon” Kornegay. Donald was preceded in death by his grandmothers Mary Horsley “Granny” known to all her grandkids and Ms. Zelma Coleman who also spoiled, loved, and helped raise Donald.

He leaves to cherish his mom Kelley Helm (Tarris); his sisters Lecorsha Johnson and Aurelia Helm (Marquise); his brother Torrest McDaniel; four nephews Vincie Trevon Romeo and Jewelz; two nieces LaQuesta & Khalia; his Aunt Shelley Harmon and Uncle Gregory Major; two cousins Najwa Major and Cecily Jones; friend Quametria Carter and close friends who treated him like a brother Juan, Buck, Dee, Big Man and Tez and a host of cousins, aunts, uncles, and close friends.

Kelley Helm and family would like to thank everyone for all acts of kindness of love and prayers shown to them during this time of bereavement. 

A celebration of Donald’s will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 19, 2021, at Tharp Funeral Home Chapel 220 Breezewood Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24502.

Tharp Funeral Home Lynchburg is assisting the family.

TO MAKE DONATIONS FOR DONALD’S FUENRAL SERVICES PLEASE CLICK HERE

A celebration of Donald’s will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 19, 2021, at Tharp Funeral Home Chapel 220 Breezewood Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24502. Tharp Funeral Home Lynchburg is assisting the family. TO MAKE DONATIONS FOR DONALD'S FUENRAL SERVICES PLEASE CLICK HERE

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They say outta sight outta mind but I will never forget about you my lil brother oh how I miss you soooooo much! I love you 😘

Posted by Aurelia on October 10, 2022

I hope you don't think big sis forgot about you bc I haven't I miss you more than you know, I think about you alot, and you will forever be in my heart!! I love you brother what I wouldn't do to hear you laugh one more time... R.I.P Brother

Posted by Aurelia on January 18, 2022

I hope you don't think big sis forgot about you bc I haven't I miss you more than you know, I think about you alot, and you will forever be in my heart!! I love you brother what I wouldn't do to hear you laugh one more time... R.I.P Brother

Posted by Aurelia on January 18, 2022

It hasn't been easy without you but I have to live on for your niece and nephews... I miss you alot I often dream of you and always think about you.. I can never forget your goofy laugh I'm so glad god drew us closer before he called you home. I love you lil brother ALWAYS!

Posted by Aurelia on October 16, 2021

It hasn't been easy without you but I have to live on for your niece and nephews... I miss you alot I often dream of you and always think about you.. I can never forget your goofy laugh I'm so glad god drew us closer before he called you home. I love you lil brother ALWAYS!

Posted by Aurelia on October 16, 2021

It has not been easy without you I miss you our convos and our goofy video chats... continue to watch over us and give our mother a hug of comfort. We love and miss you so much!! Until we meet again

Posted by Aurelia on September 28, 2021

Kelly, My heart goes out to you. Not sure of the words to say. Just know I am praying for you. I am here for you whenever you need to talk no matter the time or day my phone is always on. Love Rhonda Johnson

Posted by Rhonda Johnson on September 17, 2021

We have a million memories being that we grew up in the same household... I love n miss you I keep replaying our last convo!! You will never be forgotten R.I.P Dulla ALWAYS & FOREVER LOVE YOU BABY BROTHER

Posted by Aurelia (Big Sis) on September 17, 2021

Out to dinner with Zelma and Greg

Posted by Greg Major on September 17, 2021

Out to dinner with Zelma and Greg

Posted by Greg Major on September 17, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers are with you the family and friends of Don. When Don was very young he spent a lot of time at my house playing with J C. Saturday was Putt Putt day and the 3 of us went to play. I always enjoyed having Don come over.We lived across from Zelma.

Posted by JC ànd Donna Christian on September 16, 2021

My son my only son my baby is gone to be with the lord and his grandma's .The hurt I feel I wouldn't wish it on no one I won't and my family won't ever be the same again in life. If u got a child or parents have respect and whole on tight and tell them how much u love them cause this pain is unbearable.

Posted by Kelley on September 15, 2021

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