Taken from the Daily Press article on June 20, 2015:
It was always obvious that he enjoyed going into the office each morning. Whether it was a routine clinical day, a nursing home visit or the occasional house call he always had that certain spring in his step.
During my teenage years when I became disenchanted with school and the idea of being trapped in the adult working world he would remind me: Find a job you love and you will never work a day in your life.
That advice has helped me find my own success. I consider myself lucky to have such a role model. I follow his example daily and have done so for the past 12 years that we have been working together.
— Dr. Leslie (Lee) Coker, Newport News