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Coover, David
1961 - 2017
David Daniel Coover II, age 56, passed away unexpectedly Friday, November 17, 2017 at Dublin Methodist Hospital. He was born on April 24, 1961 to David B and Sandra K Coover in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. David was a 1979 graduate of Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School and a 1983 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point; he majored in Economics and a member of Company B1. Upon graduation, he was commissioned 2nd Lt, branch- Armor, and was assigned to 1/73 Arm at the National Training Center (NTC) where he served as tank and mortar platoon leader and Assistant Operations Officer while rising to the rank of Captain. Class Slogan- Proud to Be 83 (PTB83) David fulfilled his commission, resigned in 1988 and began a successful career in Sales, Engineering, Business Development, Pumps, Electronics and Management. David currently worked as Director of Industrial Sales, Goulds Water Technology, Standard Exchange, AC brands at Xylem Inc. As Director, he was responsible for global industrial sales for pumps, valves and membranes in the Flow Control Division. Xylem is a water processing company spun off from ITT Inc. in 2011. His job required extensive travel all over the world, including China, Korea, Egypt, all of Europe and South America. On one of his trips, he was able to visit Normandy, France, a locale that held great meaning for him. David was a loving son, brother, husband and father with a heart of gold and a kind, gentle spirit. He loved his family beyond words and was very involved with his girls. David will always be remembered for his carefree spirit and love of life. He is loved and missed by all who knew him and has forever left an imprint on the hearts of those in "Proud to Be". In addition to his parents, David is also survived by his wife of 20 years, Juliet M. (Sorg) Coover; daughters; Brandi Coover, Carissa Coover, Miranda Coover; sisters, Crystal (Eric) Strous, Pamela (Jim) Murdoch; mother-in-law, Sally Sorg; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his daughter Alexis "Lexi" in May, 2004. Visitation will be held from 5-8 PM Monday, November 27, 2017 at Ferguson Funeral Home, 202 E. Main St, (St. Rt. 161 W.), Plain City, Ohio. A graveside service will be held at 3 PM Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Jerome Cemetery, where David will be laid to rest beside Lexi with full military honors. A Celebration of Life will be held at 1 PM on January 13, 2018 at The First United Methodist Church in Mechanicsburg, PA with a social and refreshments following at the Mechanicsburg Club. All friends and family are welcome. Memorial contributions can be made at any Richwood Bank to "The Coover Family Memorial Fund" established for his daughters' education and to provide for their future health and well-being. Visit fergusonfuneralhomeinc.com to share a special memory.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Nov. 23, 2017
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