Coughlin, John Walter

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John Walter Coughlin, age 63 of Draper passed away Thursday, May 13, 2021. Born October 25, 1957 in Oak Park, Illinois he was the son of Shirlee Wagner Markham and the late John Thomas Coughlin. He was also preceded in death by his stepfather, Wayne A. Markham.

He worked with Volvo Trucks in Dublin, Virginia.

He is survived by his

Mother – Shirlee Wagner Markham-Illinois

Sisters – Janet (Clifford) Carlson – Wheaton, Illinois, Jeannie (John) Van Sky – Illinois

Brother – James Coughlin – Illinois

Four Nephews and Five Nieces- Jeremy, Jaymilee (fiancé’, Nyle), Jordan, James (Kendra), Janine, Jessica (William), Jorrie, Jason (AnnMarie) and Jenna

Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM – Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at the Bower Funeral Home Chapel, Pulaski. Interment will follow at the Memorial Christian Church Cemetery, Draper. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 12 noon until service time at Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski. To sign John’s online guestbook, visit

Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski is in charge of the arrangements for the family.