Richard was born February 19, 1942 to the late A. R. and Era Faust Coleman in Levelland, TX. He married Brenda White on March 11, 1977. He had three children Bobby Richard Coleman, Kimberley Coleman Davenport, and James Douglas White.Richard worked all his adult life in the trucking industry and loved his work so much that he was still working two days before his death. He was a Christian and a true Texan. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Brenda Coleman; three children, Bobby Coleman and wife, Shawna Jo; Kimberley Davenport and husband, Bobby; and Douglas White; two granddaughters, Bailey and Karley Davenport; three brothers, Ronald, Mickey and Bill Coleman; and a sister, Donna Coleman; as well as a host of other family and friends.