Remembrance Ceremonies Planned for WKU's Dr. David Coffey

Mar 24, 2014

Arrangements have been announced following the death of a longtime WKU agriculture professor.

Dr. David Coffey passed away last Thursday after a brief illness. A remembrance ceremony will be held Sunday, March 30, at 2 p.m. at the WKU Alumni Center, and April 5 at 2 p.m at the Burkesville United Methodist Church.

Dr. Coffey’s cremains will be distributed to the WKU Chapel, the Coffey family farm on the Cumberland River, and Ecuador.

Dr. Coffey led numerous Study Aboard trips to Ecuador, Australia, Argentina, and Costa Rica. He gained a reputation as an outstanding instructor during his three-plus decades at WKU, with his course in rural sociology proving especially popular.

You can find more information on Dr. Coffey's life and remembrance ceremony arrangements here.