J. Russell Coffey
 


 

Age: 109



Summary:
the last World War I veteran in Ohio and one of only three known remaining U.S. veterans of the conflict who did not see action overseas when he enlisted in the Army in October 1918 just a month before the Allied powers and Germany signed a cease-fire agreement, who drove his car until he was 104 and lived independently until 2004.




Cause of Death: Old age



Born: September 1, 1898


 
Died: December 20, 2007



Location:
Baltimore, Ohio