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St. John UCC - Maeystown
Thursday October 25th, 2018
5:00pm - 5:30pm

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Kevin F. Coyne

Kevin F. Coyne, 66, of Waterloo, IL, raised in Cahokia, IL, died October 18, 2018, in Creve Coeur, MO. He was born March 7, 1952, in St. Louis, MO.
He is survived by his brothers Joseph Thomas (Belle) Coyne Jr. and Patrick Coyne; aunt, nephews; cousins; dear friends Debbie Wilshusen and Vickie Kowens; and his beloved collies Cami and Parnell.

           Kevin is preceded in death by his parents Joseph Thomas Coyne Sr. and Emily (nee Craddock) Coyne; and  step mother Dorothy Coyne.
           He was an avid bowler; member of APWU (American Postal Workers Union); American Bowling Congress; and St. Louis Bowling Association. Has bowled thirteen perfect 300 games.
           He graduated from SIU-E with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in Political Science and History; and retired from the Fenton Post Office, Fenton, MO 63026, where he worked as a Customer Service Associate.
           Kevin was a kind hearted soul, always willing to help friends in need. A large portion of his estate will be used to establish an Endowed Scholarship to the Nursing School at SIU-E in memory of his beloved Mother, Emily Craddock Coyne, RN.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Evelyn’s House
Foundation for Barnes Jewish Hospital
1000 North Mason Rd
St. Louis, MO 63141
Online donations:
Please designate Evelyn’s House

Memorial Visitation:
5 PM to 6:30 PM Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Quernheim Funeral Home
Memorial Service:
6:30 PM Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Rev. Dan Handschy officiating

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So many memories with Kevin! Great friend great guy so many laughs too. Rest in Peace big guy!
Wayne Reed

Wayne Reed Dec 9 2018 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear of Kevin's passing. My deepest sympathy to all family.

Art Graves Oct 27 2018 12:00 AM

I offer my deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Mr. Kevin Coyne. I know that I will never know exactly how you feel or what you are going through but I would like to share with you what brings me comfort in hopes that you will find comfort as well. There are so many things that can bring us down and discourage us, but Jehovah God wants to bring us comfort despite the sheer lack of it in our lives. We see proof of this in 2 Corinthians 1:3, 4 which says "Praised be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our trials so that we may be able to comfort others in any sort of trial with the comfort that we receive from God." God has both the power and desire to give us comfort, and one comforting thought is found in Isaiah 25:8 which says "He will swallow up death forever, And the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces... For Jehovah himself has spoken it." Jehovah God himself promises that one day in the future he will bring back our loved ones to a life of perfect health and happiness on a paradise earth, where all our suffering will be gone forever.

Grace Stevenson Oct 22 2018 12:00 AM