Linda Walker Coffey passed away Wednesday December 4, 2019. She was 87 years old. She was in the care of Wuesthoff Hospice and passed at home surrounded by family.
Linda is survived by sister Susan Miller, brother Mike Walker, son Mike Coffey, three grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.
Linda was born on April 30,1932 in St. Louis Missouri to Harry and Betty Walker. She earned her bachelors, masters, and doctorate in Elementary Education. She worked as an elementary teacher and finished her career as an administrator in Early childhood Education in Broward County. She was instrumental in starting the early intervention program screening for young children in vision, hearing, and health that might impede their success in school. She was also instrumental in the formation of the Broward County Science Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
In retirement, she moved to Brevard County where her love for the symphony lead her to become involved in the Brevard Symphony Orchestra. She dedicated her time to help raise funds to support the Orchestra.
A funeral is scheduled for December 12, 2019 at Beckman Williamson Funeral Home. The address is: 5400 Village Road Viera, Fl. Visitation will be at 4:00 with the ceremony to follow at 5:00. The ceremony is officiated by Rich Malone, chaplain from hospice. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Linda’s life. Donations can be made to Brevard Symphony Orchestra or Wuesthoff Hospice.
Brevard Symphony Orchestra Hospice Promise Foundation
1500 W Eau Gallie Suite A-1 901 Hugh Wallace Road South
Melbourne, Fl. 32935 Lafayette, LA. 70508
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