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COYKENDALL, Kenneth Lt. Col. (Ret). KENNETH LEE COYKENDALL Lt. Col (Ret) Kenneth Lee Coykendall, 89, of Cumming, GA died on March19, 2013. Born in Detroit, MI he was the son of the late Lee and Lettie Coykendall. His brother, Lorne Coykendall also predeceased him. Colonel Coykendall retired from the Air Force. During his career, he flew 61 missions behind enemy lines, flew a C47 and was a jet pilot instructor. Following retirement, he was involved in real estate. He and his beloved wife, Bernice had known each other since they were 10 years old. In addition to his wife, Bernice, Colonel Coykendall is survived by his children, Kenneth (Janice) Coykenall of Seattle, WA, Gail Harris of St. Augustine, FL, Linda Coykendall of Aliso Viejo, CA and Susan (Craig) Rattleff of Cumming, GA; 4 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Graveside services with full honors will be held at 12:00 pm on Monday, March 25, 2013 at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA. Condolences may be expressed on-line at www.mcdonaldandson.com. Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home & Crematory, 150 Sawnee Drive, Cumming, GA 30040 (770) 886-9899
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Mar. 22, 2013
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