David Bryson Koch
1952 - 2020
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David Bryson Koch
Niceville - DAVID BRYSON KOCH
1952-2020
David Bryson Koch, of Niceville, Florida went to be with his lord and savior just shortly after his 68th birthday. Many Niceville residents knew Dave. He would always walk down Partin, Cedar and College. He was always smiling and waving, in his army green shorts and sporty reflector vests, alway having a positive attitude. What many people did not know, is that David was the second son, of Virginia May (Langston) and William Jonas Koch, born August 4th 1952 in Virginia. A college graduate from Georgia tech who went on to retire from the army reserve as chaplain (colonel) and also retire from the department of corrections after 18 years as chaplain and 5 years as a correctional officer. He became a christian while serving in Germany, in 1974. Davids faith was the foundation for everything in his life. He was active in his community and his church. David is preceded in death by his father William Jonas Koch, His brother William Radcliffe Koch, His mother Virginia Wynn and his stepfather Jacob Wynn. Dave is survived by his nephews; William and Misty Koch, their children; Will, Dylan and Kirsten.
Bobby and Larrianne Koch, their children; Spencer, Mackenzie and Addison. Services will be held at 2:00 pm on October 17th, at New hope Baptist church in Valparaiso Florida.
Dave thank you for being part of our lives. We are all going to miss you. See you later, bye. Expression of love and sympathy may be viewed or placed at www.mclaughlintiwncities.com.

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Published in Northwest Florida Daily News from Oct. 13 to Oct. 14, 2020.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
OCT
17
Service
02:00 PM
New hope Baptist church
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October 15, 2020
All of us who live in Cedar Ridge knew Dave from seeing him on his daily walks, always a smile and a wave. I always wanted to meet him, wish I had taken the time. R.I.P., Dave, we miss you.
Ray Hitchell
Neighbor
October 14, 2020
Over the years, as I drove home, I would see him working out with weights in his garage or walking Cedar Avenue. He was always very fit and waved "Hello!". While I did not know him, I have missed seeing him.
Rick
Neighbor
October 14, 2020
Dave was a great guy! He was a wonderful neighbor, and an asset to our neighborhood community; friendly, considerate, respectful. He will be missed. May he rest in peace.
DC
Neighbor
October 13, 2020
This just breaks my heart. I knew him for years from working at a local dentist office . He was always sending me jokes via email . I enjoyed waving to him walking and he talked so lovingly of his parents before their deaths. He was such a gentle, godly man who never met a stranger . God bless .
Dawn Clark
Acquaintance
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