Coach Coker: Father figure, friend, mentor; Effort to name Manning High School baseball field in English teacher's honor renewed

BY SHARRON HALEY
Clarendon contributor
Posted 11/27/20

MANNING - Guy Richard "Ricky" Coker was more than just an English teacher and coach to the hundreds - if not thousands - of students he inspired through the years.

On Nov. 17, Coach Coker died at home at the age of 61.

He was a father figure, …

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