Derrel Dale Coffield

July 26, 1927 ~ July 18, 2014

Derrel Dale Coffield lost his battle with cancer at 10:15 a.m., July 18, 2014, at home with a large gathering of family and friends at his bedside. He was born July 26, 1927 in White Salmon, Washington to Jesse and Rose Coffield.
Derrel married Leona Dean on August 15, 1949 and spent 65 years together.
Derrel served in the Navy during WWII.
He retired from ALCOA after 32 years in the Ingot department as a Tapper.
He loved woodworking and was proud of his garden and yard but, his real love was fishing. He spent many winters down south.
He left his wife, Leona; son, Dale; daughter, Leilani Robinson (Rob); daughter-in-law, Teresa (Dean); 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Dean, on May 23, 2014; and his three sisters, Genevieve, Goldie and Lila.
Services will be held Sat., July 26, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Viewing will be from noon until 9:00 p.m. on Friday.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to cancer research or a .
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Funeral Home

Evergreen Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel
1101 NE 112th Avenue Vancouver, WA 98684
(360) 892-6060

Published in The Columbian on July 24, 2014