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David Gene Cofield passed away peacefully at the age of 71 May 24, 2017 at the VA hospital in Shreveport, Louisiana. He graduated Mildred High School in 1964.
David served his country for two years in Vietnam in the Army where he met the love of his life and was married for almost 50 years to Alice Wheat Cofield. David was an amazing man that loved his wife, his family, his country, his work, and most of all his God.
He was preceded in death by father Benny Cofield; mother Irene Cofield Laube; step-father Barney Laube; sister Merile Johnson, brother-in-law CW Johnson and daughter Jenifer Murray.
David is survived by his wife Alice Cofield; sister Dorthy Weaver; brother-in-law Keith Weaver; daughter Melinda Owen; son-in-law Greg Owen; son-in-law Glen Murray; daughter Cindy Cole; son-in-law Daniel Cole; daughter Rebecca Cofield; grandchildren Chris Owen, Carmen Owen, Mary Cofield, Joshua Cole, Mykala Owen, Kaleb Cole; great-grandchild Blaze Davlos and nephew Greg Johnson.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. June 3, 2017 at St. Matthews Catholic Church 2800 Pine Tree Rd. Longview, Tx 75604.
The family would like to thank the nurses and doctors in the Comfort Care Unit at the VA for all of the loving care they gave to David.
Published on May 31, 2017
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