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Robert Coleman

Robert Alexander Coleman (1947-2020)

Robert Alexander Coleman was born on July 29, 1947 in Amarillo, TX and died on May 12, 2020 in Scottsdale, Arizona from congestive heart failure. He is survived by his gracious and beautiful wife, Mary Coleman, his son, Alex Coleman and wife Robin in Vail, Colorado and his adorable grandson Zander Coleman. In addition, his daughter Sydney Coleman of Houston and his sister Susan Virginia Hope and her husband Thomas of Denver along with his niece and nephew. He was preceded in death by his mother, Virginia Ann McCartt and her husband John Chisholm. Robert spent his early years in Amarillo and learned his strong work ethic from his grandparents Eugene and Melva McCartt Sr.

He moved to Pampa, Texas in the 9th grade and immediately became friends with everyone. He was loved and respected by all of his classmates. He graduated from Pampa High School in 1965 and attended Texas Tech University. He moved back to Amarillo and started his long career in the restaurant and hospitality business. He later moved to Vail, CO, where he worked for Vail Associates in there Food and Beverage dept. for several years, Robert moved down to Denver for a few years to be closer to his sister and mother until he was Presented an opportunity to Move to Copper Mountain where he started Alexander’s On The Creek and The Lazy Lizard restaurants, where he served as a partner and General Manger. Both were fine restaurants with excellent themes and Decor that Robert designed himself. Due to health reasons, he retired and moved to Scottsdale, Arizona in 2009. He couldn’t stay retired long, as Robert always loved to work. He created and managed his own company named Circle R Farm. He designed a state-of-the-art custom-built food truck that became a hit in Scottsdale. He was always present at the various large auto and horse shows in the area. As he grew the company, many of his customers asked him to bring the trailer for wedding receptions, reunions and various events. He was known in the area for his delicious beef tenderloin and duck sliders.

At Robert’s request, his ashes will be spread in the beautiful clean and crisp air in the mountains surrounding Vail, Colorado.

Robert will be missed for his quick wit and his funny responses to family and friends alike. The family requests any memorials to be given to The American Cancer Society.

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