He graduated from North Central High, spent four years in the Navy and upon return from service, grad- uated with a degree in economics and business from Eastern State College in 1957.
He worked for Union Oil Co., and Montgomery Ward until co-founding Sound Mart in 1970.
He bought out his partner in 1972, expanded to five stores, and became well known as the “King of Car Stereo” in Spokane.
Retiring in 1999, he eventually moved to Apache Junction, AZ, where he passed away.
He was legendary in his appetite for life and sense of humor.
Love of the sea and boating became a huge part of his life.
An avid reader, David was a Civil War aficionado and history buff.
He loved music, sports, movies and most of all - good times.
He traveled extensively throughout the U.S. and many parts of the world.
David was preceded in death by his daughter Diane and sister, Margaret.
He is survived by his wife of 31 years Jan; sons David Jr. (Heidi), Stephen (Theresa) and daughter, Cheryl (Eric).
He is also survived by stepchildren Jerry Coulter, Rick Coulter (Nanci), Luanne Coulter, Pam McKnelly, Cindy Davis (Joe); thirteen grandchildren and sixteen great- grandchildren.
A Celebration of David’s Life will be held on July 13th and 2603 W. Garland from 12 noon - 5:00 pm.