David Cloutier, 78, passed away in his Palm Coast home on November 6th 2017. He was one of the lucky ones.He lived his life fully, he passed quickly and didn't suffer. He was proceeded in death by his parents George and Bernice Cloutier of Gardiner, ME and his son Robert Cloutier of St Augustine, Fl. David is survived by his loving daughter Michelle Cloutier and her husband Mike Williams of St Augustine, Fl and Gorham, Me, his lovely wife of 30 plus years Barbara Cooper of Palm Coast, her children Martha Murdick and Scott Cooper, and her grandchildren Abigail and Cooper Murdick, his brothers Robert Cloutier of Bucksport ME, Larry Cloutier of Gardiner, ME, his niece Devon Hill and his nephew David Cloutier ll. David was a character. He left an impression where ever he went. Always a prankster, entertainer and storyteller extraordinaire; he kept us all laughing and left us light at heart. David also had the bragging rights to having played in the NFL as a Safety for the New England Patriots. He was inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame in 2010 for his accomplishments in both Football and Track and Field. His love and talent for sales led him to a lucrative career in Real Estate in Maine and Florida that spanned four decades. Stories about David will be told and retold sending ripples of good cheer in the hearts of those who knew him. His vibrant presence will be missed always. David Cloutier is truly unforgettable. In memory of Dave's son, Robert Cloutier, donations may be made to EPIC- addiction services- 1400 Old Dixie Hwy, St Augustine, Fl 32084 or online at http://www.epicbh.org/donate-now/
Published by Daytona Beach News-Journal from Nov. 18 to Nov. 19, 2017.