David Lyle Coops, age 85, died peacefully on Monday January 20, 2020 at Maple Ridge Seniors Village. David was the youngest of 3 children, born to Dora and Harry Coops, on July 24 1934 in Bridgewater Nova Scotia.
David started his career as a radio operator at sea. Shortly before marrying Norine in 1958 he settled on shore and had a long successful career with Canadian Marconi Company.
David is survived by his wife of 61 years, Norine. Children Daniel (Laurie), Patricia (Keith) and Joseph (Wendy). Grandchildren Christopher, Kevin, Nicholas, Corey, Justin, Meghan, Jared and Great Grandchildren Henley, Hudson and Harrison.
David loved spending time with family, friends and his pets. He enjoyed hunting and travelling. David was well known for his ability to fix, create, build and problem solve almost anything for everyone he knew.
His funeral will be held on Friday January 24 2020 at St Luke’s Catholic Church, 20285 Dewdney Trunk Road at 11:00 am. He had a lengthy and hard-fought battle with Parkinson's disease. His family and friends will sadly miss him. Donations may be made to: Parkinson Society British Columbia.
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