David passed away peacefully on December 9, 2008. Born June 14, 1946 in Erie, PA, he joined the Navy in 1964 where he served for 7 years. He then joined the Coast Guard in 1971, served for 13 years, retiring from military service in 1985.He is survived by his wife of 41 years Janice and two loving children David (Chris) and Laura. He was lucky enough to know his only grandchild, Bryce, for 13 years.He was a sweet man who was loved by all who came in contact with him. He will be missed by family and countless friends.A full military service was held on December 15, 2008 at the Tahoma National Cemetery. A memorial service will be held on December 20, 2008 at the Kent United Methodist Church at 11:00 a.m.We welcome all who would like to remember David with us.