Coates - Patrick Daniel 16.02.1948 - 22.12.2017 Beloved and devoted husband of Jillian. Loving father of Hayley, Ryan and Chelsea. Treasured Father-in-law of Jason. Cherished Papa to Alexandra and Zachary. Forever in our hearts. A service to celebrate and honor the life of Patrick Daniel (Dan) Coates, will be held at Crossway Chapel, 2 Vision Drive, Burwood East, Victoria 3151 at 2pm on Wednesday January 3rd 2018. In lieu of flowers, a Beyond Blue fundraising page has been set up by his family.
Dan Coates was such a great man. I have fond memories of him as my Sunday School teacher. He once told me that Id either be the Prime Minister of Australia or Australia's biggest crook. Made me think of the choices I had in front of me. He'll be sorely missed and I want to pass on our condolences on behalf of the Yoong family.
Dan was such a sweet soul. I will always remember being completely mesmerised as he sang starry starry night. He patiently TRIED to teach me guitar when I was a teenager. Always had a kind word and a gentle smile. My love and deepest condolences to you all xxxxx Lisa
Dan was an amazing man. I’ll never forget the time he let us watch Rage in kids church, or the long chat we had on the way back from Lake Mountain that day. My deepest condolences to the family. Love to you all.
Dear Dan, I only knew you for a short time, bumping into you along the concourse of Rod Laver or at the Staff Cafe, but your impact on Me was big. I will miss your humour, honesty and gently manner. Rest In Peace.
It was along time ago that I last spoke with Dan. After we attended High school our lives found different paths and destinations, He was a large part of my youth and I have very fond and dear memories of our friendship and play. He taught me my first D chord and all the music I made after that is a legacy to that first chord. Sleep peacefully my friend