Willard R. Coffer Willard Raymond Coffer, born in Decatur, IL on Sept. 1, 1938, passed away June 15, 2012 at Madigan Army Medical Center at Ft. Lewis in Washington State. Willard was retired from The Army National Guard after many years of dedicated service to his country. He was very outgoing, loved by all, and was known as "Whiz" to his many friends and family. He loved to go camping and dearly loved his family. Willard was involved for many years with the Sportsman Club at Camp Murray.
Survivors include former wife Tomi R. Coffer, children Walter R. (Nancy) Coffer and Ruth (Mike) Kimmell, brother Robert "Bob" Coffer, sisters Phyllis, Joyce, and Janice O'Brien, 9 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady Star of the Sea, 1513 6th St., Bremerton, WA.
Please make memorial contributions to St. Mary's School, 330 N. Main St., Nevada, MO 64772 in memory of Willard. Please sign on-line guestbook www.tuellmckee.com.
Arrangements by Tuell-McKee Funeral Home, 253-272-1414.