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Funeral held for former Miami coach Charlie Coles

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OXFORD, OH (FOX19) -

Hundreds are mourning the loss of longtime Miami University men's basketball head coach Charlie Coles ('65). Both a visitation and funeral service was held Thursday at Millett Hall on the Miami University campus.

Coles passed away on Friday morning at the age of 71.

He is survived by his wife, Delores, along with his son Chris (wife Robin), daughter Mary Bennett (husband Craig) and four grandchildren: Tyson, Taya and C.J. Coles and Jazz Bennett.

Donations may be made to the American Heart Association, Ohio Valley Affiliate, PO Box 163549, Columbus, OH 43216-3549 or to Coaches vs. Cancer, C/O American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

Condolences may be sent online to www.oglepaulyoungfuneralhome.com

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