David J. Coy

David J. Coy

David Joe Coy of Watson Township, MI passed away Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids. He was born March 7, 1952 in Sturgis the son of Dwight and Madonna (Dauber) Coy. For many years Dave had been a respected salesman and installer of food service equipment. He was an avid harness horseman and enjoyed working on the farm with horses. Dave was a big sports fan and as a young man had played football for Sturgis High School. He liked following Notre Dame Football and playing fantasy football. Dave was a very loving husband, brother and brother-in-law. In 1974 he married Joanne O’Neill who survives. Also surviving are his brother, Jim (Sandi) Coy of Port St. Lucie, Florida; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews; his Uncle Calvin and many cousins.

According to his wishes cremation has taken place. A private graveside service will be held at a later time at Hicks Cemetery in Watson Township.

Contributions in memory of Dave may be made to Wings of Hope Hospice.  

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.


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  1. Paul & Patti Koestner says:

    We are so sorry to hear about your loving husband. You are in our prayers.
    Our Sincere Sympathy,

    Paul & Patti Koestner

  2. Deb Lovett-Seekman says:

    So sorry to hear of David passing. I will miss him on my mail route.
    My Sincere Sympathy,


  3. Mary-Therese Courtade says:

    Joanne, I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for comfort and peace for you during this difficult time.

  4. Barb Drake says:

    Joanne, I am so sorry to hear about Dave’s passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. Mike and Monique MacQueen says:

    Dear Joanne,

    We are saddened to read of your husband’s passing. It will be our prayer that God holds and comforts you during this time. Please know you are in our hearts and prayers.

    The MacQueens

  6. Lori Snyder-Steele says:

    Joanne sending you prays. So sorry for your loss.


  7. Leslie Cash says:


    So sorry for the loss of your husband. May wonderful memories fill your heart with joy in this difficult time and in the years ahead.


  8. Bob Summey says:

    I was so saddened to hear of Dave’s passing…..my prayers are with you. So wonderful that your love lasted so many years.

  9. Mary E Glover says:

    So sorry to see this, it has been a long time but my thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time.

  10. Lynda Ashley says:

    May you find peace, comfort, and strength in our Lord and Savior during this time of sorrow. With our deepest sympathy.
    Charlotte Coy Thomas
    Greg, Lynda (Thomas) Ashley and family
    Bert A. Thomas
    Bob Coy

  11. Jessica Fifelski says:

    Joanne you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  12. Val Erlandson says:

    I am so sorry to hear this. You are in my thoughts and prayers, sending love and light to you.

  13. Jayne Trombley says:

    Although we haven’t seen one another in a few years, I wanted to reach out and express my sorrow at the loss of your husband. My heart sends love, support and condolences to you.

    Jayne Trombley

  14. Bruce & Pam Coy, Cal Coy, Laura (Coy) Pike says:

    Joanne, our deepest sympathies for your loss. May the Lord’s Peace that Passes Understanding comfort you. We were so happy and thankful to see Dave when he came to mom’s funeral, and again when Dad, me and my son Julian came up to see you guys at the farm. Please know you will be in our prayers continuosly.
    Uncle Cal Coy
    Cousin Bruce & Pam Coy and kids Julian and Carra;
    Cousin Laura Coy Pike and kids Jamie, Alexia and Caroline

  15. Cathy and Brent Maurer says:

    We were sorry to learn of Dave’s recent passing. We pray that special memories will help you find peace at this difficult time. You are in our hearts. Sending hugs,
    Cathy and Brent Maurer

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