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Private Service


Richard Coverdale

August 6, 1929 - October 8, 2021
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Age 92, of Melbourne, FL. 


Preceded in death by his parents, George & Helen Coverdale; brother, Gordon Coverdale; and grandson, Skyler Windwood.


Survived by his partner, Joan Coverdale; children, Jeff Coverdale, Cherry Frechette, Robin Coverdale and Penny Ososki; eight grandchidlren; and one great-grandchild.


He was born in St. Paul, MN. He attended Washington High School, and Macalester College for one year. After being a plumber in the family business for two decades he started a very successful contracting business.


He was also a Navy man, serving two years on a destroyer in the Pacific. He eventually became a snowbird, spending the winters in Florida. He took up golf, tennis and bridge with a passion.


He will be remembered as a generous loving man.


There will be a private service on November 12 at Roselawn Cemetery. 

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