David W. Dakin, 76, of Hastings passed away on Monday 26, 2019 at the Butterworth Campus of Spectrum Health. Dave was born in Jackson, MI to William and Joan (Grey) Dakin on December 27, 1942. In 1961 he Married Lola Cook and had 58 years together. Dave worked for 29 years in the Michigan State police retiring as a Sergeant. As well as spending 3 years in the Army being stationed in Europe.
He leaves behind: wife Lola, children: David Dakin II, Wade (Patti) Dakin and Valeria (Dennis Milburn) Dakin, special daughter Rebecca (Main) Cone, 7 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, siblings Donald (Mary) Dakin, Suzy (Jim) Sczykutowicz, Phillip Dakin, Jamie (Susie) Dakin, many nieces, nephews and in-laws and a special four-legged shadow, Mia.
Dave was preceded in death by: his parents, and parents-in-law, sister Jean Neeley and grand-daughter Jalae Nicole Dakin.
Visitation will be held from 11am until 12 noon on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Koops Funeral Chapel in Lake Odessa, funeral services will begin at 12 noon. Burial will take place immediately following at Lakeside Cemetery in Lake Odessa, MI. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to Barry County Animal Shelter. Online condolences can be left at www.koopsfc.com.