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Eldridge Allen Coggins, Jr.


Eldridge Allen Coggins, Jr., 72, passed away Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was born in 1935 in Bee Tree, N.C., the son of the late Eldridge Allen Coggins, Sr., and Dorothea Owen Coggins.

Mr. Coggins graduated from Christ School in Arden, and then received a B.S. from NC State University, an MBA from Appalachian State University, and an Ed.S. from Western Carolina University.

He retired in 1998 from Blue Ridge Community College in Flat Rock. He was a member of Biltmore Masonic Lodge #446.

Mr. Coggins is survived by his wife Lela Wooten Hodges Coggins;...

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