Dakota “Coty” Allen Mead, 24, of Waverly, passed away on October 9, 2017 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, following a brief illness. He was born on June 10, 1993, the son of Keith Allen Mead, of Waverly, who survives, and the late Rita Lee (Marcum) Mead. He was a 2011 graduate of Waverly High School and Pike County Vocational School.
Dakota is also survived by his sisters, Amanda Mead (Bobby Gorman), and Jeana “Nikki” Mead (Jerod McCoy); nieces and nephews, Heaven, Laila, and Landen Mead, Dylan Leeth, and Mia McCoy, all of Chillicothe; grandmother, Sylvia Mead, of Waverly; best friend, Terry Carter; and many special aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Coty was also preceded in death by his grandfather, Larry David Mead; grandparents, Walter and Florence “Midge” Marcum Jr.; and uncles, Walter “Chip” Marcum III and Terry Mead.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 17 at 2:00 p.m. at the HILL FUNERAL HOME, Kingston. Burial will follow in Springbank Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday from noon until the time of the service at Hill’s.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to aid the family with expenses. Condolences can be made on Coty’s online guest registry at www.hillfhkingston.com.
Charitable donations may be made in Dakota’s memory to the following organization:
Hill Funeral Home
P.O. Box 183, Kingston, Ohio 45644
Tel: (740) 642-2261