Richard K. Coffin (Dick), born April 6, 1940, peacefully passed away while at home with his beloved wife, June, on July 8, 2019. Richard was born and raised in St. Louis. He received his high school diploma from St Louis University High School, his bachelor of science degree from University of Norte Dame, his masters of business and juris doctor degrees from St Louis University. Richard had a very fulfilling law career that spanned over 30 years and included federal prosecution, general civil practice, corporate in-house counsel, and immigration law.
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Richard cherished his years at Norte Dame and was very proud of his work as a federal prosecutor and as an immigration attorney. He was a devout catholic and member of Ascension Catholic Church. Faith and family were always first and foremost for Richard.
Richard is survived by his beloved wife Margaret June (Springmeyer), his daughters Jennifer Coffin and Joanna Fiehler (Coffin), granddaughters Amber Coffin and Ashley West, and siblings Carolyn Coffin, Robert Coffin, Thomas Coffin, and Stephen Coffin, as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.
Memorial Mass on Tuesday July 16, 2019 at 4:30 pm at Ascension Little Church located at 230 Santa Maria Drive, Chesterfield, Mo 63017. Reception immediately following at 5:45 pm at Ascension Parish Hall. Donations may be made in memory of Richard K Coffin to the Alzheimer’s Association.