COFFIN DAVID R

CPT David R Coffin was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 01/26/1997 at the age of 51.8 (Exact date not known.) from Auto accident
Minneola, FL
Flight Class 67-22
Date of Birth 04/06/1945
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with B/7/17 CAV
This information was provided by Deceased search

More detail on this person: David Richard Coffin, 51 David R. Coffin Union-News (Springfield, MA) - Wednesday, February 19, 1997 David Richard Coffin, 51, died on Jan. 26 after being injured in a single-car accident in Salt Springs. He was a roofing contractor. Born in Westfield, he was a 1963 graduate of Westfield High School, and was among the top 25 graduates at the Army Officer Candidate School in Knoxville, Ky. With the rank of captain, he was a helicopter pilot in South Vietnam. He leaves his former wife, Sandra (Mundy) Coffin of Atlanta, Ga.; two sons, David ("Rich") Jr. of Roy, Utah, and Joseph of Munford, Ala.; a daughter, Kasidi Coffin of Haines City, Fla.; a sister, Linda L. Coffin of Westfield, Mass., and two grandchildren. A military funeral was conducted on Jan. 31 in the Florida National Cemetery at Bushnell. Kurfiss Funeral Homes was in charge.

Burial information: Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL

This information was last updated 02/28/2018

Please send additions or corrections to: HQ@vhpa.org VHPA Headquarters

Return to the Helicopter Pilot DAT name list

Return to VHPA web site

Date posted on this site: 09/19/2018


Copyright © 1998 - 2018 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association