David "Plumber" James Koch

August 16, 1959September 21, 2020

David James Koch, a.k.a. Plumber and a.k.a. Husband, passed away at the age of 61 on Monday, September 21, 2020. He passed away at his home in Georgetown after a difficult battle with cancer.

He was born on August 16, 1959 in Honolulu, Hawaii to Joseph John Koch, Jr., and Doris Ann (Reyes) Koch. He took a tremendous amount of pride in his work and teaching others whenever he could. He loved spending time with his family and friends and riding his Harley.

Those left behind to cherish his memory are his beloved wife, Shawna Koch; his mother, Doris Koch; his brothers, Joe Koch and Dean Koch and his sister, Sandy Lamerton. He is also survived by the mother of his children, Dianna, and their daughter, Andrea Koch Gross and their son, David Koch. He will also be lovingly remembered by many other family members and friends that are simply too many to name.

“A beautiful life that has come to an end; he died as he lived, everyone’s friend. In our hearts a memory will always be kept, of the one we loved and will never forget.”


  • Celebration of the Life of David "Plumber" Koch

    Saturday, October 17, 2020


David "Plumber" James Koch

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Michelle Griffin

October 3, 2020

Plumber had such a great sense of humor, this is him wearing my purple glasses., he could always make you laugh. He had the biggest heart of anyone I’ve ever known, and I am blessed to count him as a friend and confident ❤️ Rest In Peace my sweet friend. My heartfelt condolences to Shawna, his family, and friends.

Edward Timmerman

October 1, 2020

Although I only met him a few times in our lives, he was still loved. I am so Sorry for your loss... May God provide you peace during this difficult time, knowing he is now pain free and with Uncle Joe.

Rick and Karen Lightbown

October 1, 2020

We are so saddened by the loss of our very dear friend. With so many good memories to hold on to, he will be forever in our hearts.
For Shawna and his family we pray that the memories you hold in your hearts bring you comfort during this difficult time.
With all our love,
Rick and Karen Lightbown

Linda Garner- Betak

September 30, 2020

What a wonderful man, there's a lot of Angels waiting for him. You will be missed. From me and Charlie Betak .

Emily Clanahan

September 30, 2020

Plumber could light up a room in an instant. He was loved by all who he came in contact with. His laugh was contagious. He always played the best music on the patio. I am a better person because of him. Plumber, your shoes are untied. Praying for peace and comfort for Shawna, family and all of his friends.

Patti Hanks

September 30, 2020

So many good times, so many memories. Thank you for them all. You are loved and missed . Condolences to Shawna and the Koch family.


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