COTNEY, David L. 15, of Weeki Wachee passed away on Thursday, August 14, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Lakeland, David was the cherished son of Deborah (Kuzneski) Cotney of Weeki Wachee and Robert Cotney of Jacksonville and adoring brother of Robyn Cotney. David was an exceptionally compassionate and bright young man who enjoyed reading, tennis, and working with students with disabilities. Besides his parents and sister, David leaves his paternal grandparents, Fred and Beth Cotney of Lakeland, and many aunts, uncles & cousins. He was predece-ased by his maternal grandparents, Joe and Shirley Kuzneski of Weeki Wachee. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Aug. 23, at 1 pm, at the Downing Funeral Home, Spr-ing Hill. Donations in David's memory may be made to All Children's Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 3142 St. Petersburg, FL 33731-3142 or at www.allkids.org.
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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Aug. 19, 2014