WATCH: Service held for late Bexar County emergency management coordinator Kyle Coleman

Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff, Mayor Ron Nirenberg spoke at service

SAN ANTONIO – The community paid their final respects to Kyle Coleman, the late Bexar County emergency management coordinator, on Friday morning.

Coleman, who died from COVID-19 complications on July 14, was honored with a service at the Freeman Coliseum in which Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff and Fire Marshal Chris Lopez shared memories and condolences.

Watch a video of the service in the video player above.

The funeral procession drove past the Southside Funeral Home, the Fire Marshal’s Office, the city and county emergency operations center and the Bexar County Courthouse while en route to the Freeman Coliseum.

The service was held in the parking lot and close family members and friends were able to attend. The rest of the attendees stayed in their vehicles and listened to the service on the radio.

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The public is invited to pay respects by watching the service online.

Following the service at the coliseum, a procession headed to Brady in McCulloch County, where he will be buried.

Coleman served as the Bexar County emergency management coordinator up until the time of his death. He held that position since 2012, and was there for several major events. Before that, he served as a Bexar County Sheriff’s Office deputy.

He died at 69 years old.

Services will be held Thursday, July 24, for Kyle Coleman, the emergency management coordinator, who died on Tuesday, July 14.
Services will be held Thursday, July 24, for Kyle Coleman, the emergency management coordinator, who died on Tuesday, July 14.

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