Russell D. Coffey, 68, a Northland resident of Kansas City, MO and former owner of KC Sports Cards passed away November 19, 2015, surrounded by loved ones. He was born in Atchison, KS on August 1, 1947 to Floyd and Betty (Murphy) Coffey. He was retired from the US Army, where he served 20 years, including a tour during the Vietnam War, and earned the rank of Sergeant Major.
In his free time, Russell enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He also enjoyed fishing, playing cards, and just being around people. He is survived by his loving wife, Lackhna of the home; sons: Matthew Coffey and wife Gina of Grain Valley, Dean Coffey and wife Julie of Linwood, KS, and Mark Coffey and wife Tiffany of Lee’s Summit; a sister, Doreta Guenther of O’Fallon, MO; grandchildren: Sam, Jessica, Seth, Isaac, Jacob, Sydney, and Addison; and great grandson, Jackson. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Louise Carroll.
A memorial service with military honors celebrating Russell’s life will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 28, 2015 at the Meyers Northland Chapel in Parkville. The family will receive friends from 1-2:00 p.m., prior to the service. Memorial contributions are suggested to KC Pet Project. Memories of Russell and condolences may be left at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.