Perry Russell Coe
April 25, 1962-Jan. 5, 2013
South Lake Tahoe, California
Perry Russell Coe, a former Pleasanton resident, passed away in South Lake Tahoe at the age of 50, a victim of fibromyalgia.
Perry was born in San Mateo and grew up in Pleasanton. He graduated from Amador Valley High School.
He spent his career in the aviation industry. While employed at National Airmotive, Rolls Royce and United Airlines, he performed aircraft maintenance as well as reciprocating and jet engine maintenance while holding applicable Federal Aviation Administration ratings. As a licensed pilot, he enjoyed flying small airplanes.
Perry’s hobbies included motorcycling, kayaking, trading precious metals and traveling the world. His favorite travel destination was Barcelona, Spain. He created original art pieces using iron, silver and plastics.
Over the years, he had a number of girl friends, but preferred staying single. He loved living at Lake Tahoe or near the ocean.
His friends and family will miss his sense of humor, generosity and thoughtfulness.
He is survived by his father, Kenneth Coe, his mother, Ruth Pauline Coe, his sister Laura Drake; uncles Scott Coe (Dorina) and Eugene Sprague; nieces Leanne Drake and Michelle Drake, nephew Allen Drake; cousins Dina Coe, Andrew Coe, Douglas Sprague, William Sprague (Jessica), Joan MacLean and Robert Rupar.
A private memorial service was held for his family.
The family prefers contributions in his memory to Hope Hospice, 6377 Clark Ave, Dublin CA, 94568.