August 31, 1946 - May 30, 2022
David “Daddaw” Coats, 75, of Kingsport, went to be with the Lord Monday, May 30, 2022, at Holston Valley Medical Center. He was born August 31, 1946, in Kingsport to the late Fred and Georgia Fleenor Coats. David was a loving and caring son, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who made family his main priority. He was a faithful caregiver to his son, Richard. David was the best friend anyone could have. He was an avid golfer and also enjoyed, hunting, fishing, NASCAR and dirt racing. David was a committed Christian and member of Gravelly Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. He retired from Tennessee Eastman following thirty-three years of service. In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by his loving wife, Brenda Reedy Coats. Those left to cherish his memory are his sons, Richard Coats and Dustin Coats; grandchildren, Haley Deel (Hunter), Jordan Coats (Hannah Gibson); great-grandchildren, Jaclyn, Nora and Willow; sister-in-law, Janice and husband, Sam Snapp; best friend he loved as a brother, Roger Wolfe; special cousin, Ralph Palmer (Nan); several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive. The family will receive friends Thursday, June 2, 2022, from 4:30-7:00 pm at Gravelly Baptist Church. A Celebration of Life Service will follow at 7:00 pm with Rev. David Salley officiating. Music will be under the direction of Terry Bennett and Mark Ison. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gravelly Baptist Church, 647 Gravely Road, Kingsport, TN 37660. To share memories and condolences with the family please visit www.oakhillfh.com The care of David “Daddaw” Coats and his family has been entrusted to the staff of Oak Hill Funeral & Cremation Services.
David “Daddaw” Coats, 75, of Kingsport, went to be with the Lord Monday, May 30, 2022, at Holston Valley Medical Center. He was born August 31, 1946, in Kingsport to the late Fred and Georgia Fleenor Coats. David was a loving and... View Obituary & Service Information
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