James “Jim” Greggory Coughlan handed peacefully into the arms of our loving Jesus on Dec. 27, 2020, shortly just after his 70th birthday, owing to complications from COVID.
Jim was the fourth of eight kids born to Joseph and Charlotte (Stafford) Coughlan on Dec. 11, 1950. He was elevated on a farm east of Faithful.
Jim graduated from Lomega Superior Faculty in 1969 and went on to attend Southwestern Oklahoma Condition College in which he fulfilled the appreciate of his daily life, Linda Hinkle.
He graduated with a bachelor of science in accounting in Could 1973.
The subsequent 7 days he married Linda on Might 25, 1973, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Watonga. They designed their house in Kingfi sher, exactly where he lived right up until his loss of life.
He begun his occupation in the price savings and mortgage marketplace and later on acquired his Certifi ed Community Accountant (CPA) certification and opened his have community accounting apply.
Later on, he expanded this business enterprise to involve fi nancial services and worked with his son, Jake, until finally his loss of life.
In addition to Jake, Jim had one particular daughter, Jenni, and two grandchildren. He loved remaining energetic in Jenni and Jake’s a variety of further-curricular routines developing up and nothing at all gave him much more pleasure than paying out time with his grandchildren, Olivia and Isiah, and attending their routines.
Jim enjoyed touring and not too long ago frequented the Holy Land wherever Linda and he renewed their vows at Cana in Galilee. He was always planning his subsequent excursion, searching ahead to traveling more.
Jim was pretty energetic in the Kingfisher local community the place he was a Scout Grasp for the Boy Scouts of America. He relished supporting Jake and many nephews get paid the rank of Eagle Scout and volunteered a lot of summers to teach little ones to swim throughout Scout camps.
He served on the Archdiocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting and Campfi re and volunteered many hrs facilitating classes for youngsters to earn religious awards by way of Scouting.
Jim was a fourth-degree member of the Knights of Columbus and an active member of the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church Knights of Columbus Council, the place he previously served as Grand Knight.
He has served as Eucharistic minister, usher, church and fi nance board member at Sts. Peter and Paul.
Jim was a member of the Kingfi sher Lions Club and formerly served as president.
Jim was preceded in dying by his mother and father mom-in-legislation and father-in-legislation, Leland and Barbara Hinkle and brothers-in-regulation Leland Ray Hinkle and Don Roberts.
Jim is survived by his spouse, Linda of Kingfi sher daughter, Jenni (Kevin) Fosbenner of Edmond son, Jake (Dr. Kate) Coughlan of Kingfisher grandchildren Olivia and Isiah Fosbenner of Edmond siblings Kathleen Roberts of Hayden, Idaho, Charlie (Cindy) Coughlan of Kingfisher, John (Melody) Coughlan of Kingfi sher, Joe (Michelle) Coughlan of Kingfisher, Charlotte (Paul) Morgan of Manteca, Calif., Leo (Julie) Coughlan of Kansas Metropolis, Kan., and Mary Ann (Tom) Lough of Oklahoma City sister-in-legislation, Melda (Ken) Fischer of Kingfi sher, and a lot of nieces, nephews and pals.
Due to social distancing protocols, a non-public funeral mass will be held at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Kingfi sher at 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31. The mass will be stay streamed on Fb.
Memorials might be built to the Boy Scouts of The united states, The Center of Loved ones Love or Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.