ForeverMissed
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Oluwafemi Abayomi Coker, 49 years old, born on November 7, 1971, and passed away on February 7, 2021. We will remember him forever.
Posted by lekan lekuti on February 19, 2021
Words, even the very best of words, cannot pay tribute or truly capture the sense of loss that we are all feeling today.

How does one express the amazing essence and spirit of Abayomi Coker, his selfless generosity, uncompromising belief in all that is good and his unwavering commitment to family and friends?

Today we honor him, by profoundly feeling and expressing our loss, but also by remembering Abayomi an amazing person who has played a unique and special role in everything he touches.

Abayomi rest in the blossoms of your Lord.

Posted by Olajide Toyo on February 18, 2021
Rev. Coker!
Words fail me. We last saw each other on January 3rd this year when you and your dear wife stopped briefly at my house to see how my family and I were doing after not having seen us in a long time. The news of your departure from this world barely a month after that is shocking and still difficult for me to accept as the reality but alas God gives and God takes, who are we to question him? We take solace in the knowledge that you have lived your life in a way that left positive impact on many. We will always miss you, Rest in perfect peace Reverend.
Posted by Bosede Abbe, Rev Mrs on February 16, 2021
PRECIOUS IN THE SIGHT OF GOD IS THE DEATH OF HIS OWN
Oh dear Femi, when we spoke last on the phone, little did I know that would be the last time. You were so calm, so helpful, so forward and upward looking. No wonder! Eternity being in the heart of man, you knew you'd soon be seeing your Saviour and Lord face to face. I believe He welcomed you as a good and faithful servant. Father Lord we thank You for the life Femi lived. Thank you for the positive impact Femi had on lives. Thank you for Your Spirit our Comforter, our Helper, our Standby, our Guide and Teacher. Please be there for Your son's wife, children and loved ones. Lord, teach us who are still here on earth to number our days that we may apply our hearts to wisdom in the awareness that it's not how long we live but how well we please You. Help us Lord to seek You sincerely and fulfill Your purpose for us in the name of Jesus.
Posted by OLUSEYI BEN-ODUYELU on February 16, 2021
May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace in Jesus name, amen. I pray that the Prince of peace be with your darling wife, your children and your entire family as they go through this lonely period. Rest on till we meet to part no more at the bossom of our Creator. Shalom.
Posted by Aderonke Femi-Ige on February 16, 2021
Mr Femi Coker,

The news of your glorious home call came as a shock to us. You were very friendly, helpful, diligent and very supportive. It was fun working with you during and after the project.

We thank God for the life you lived and pray that the Holy Spirit will comfort your family.

You will be greatly missed.
Rest on Mr Coker.

Seaico Technologies Ltd
Posted by Babatunde Ajao on February 15, 2021
Death is the beginning of life they say. May your soul rest in perfect peace Oga Femi Coker. You shall forever be remembered for all your good deeds.
Posted by Wale Sanusi on February 14, 2021
May the road rise up to meet you and may the wind be always at your back.
The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.
Time may pass and fade away but memories of you will always stay.
Many people come into our lives but only a few leave with their footprints on our hearts.
You are still alive in our hearts and minds - through us you live on.
Posted by Olanrewaju Akiyode on February 14, 2021
Uncle Abayomi was a good man with a good heart. It is very rare to find a person that cares about other people before himself.
Our hearts still ache with sadness, many tears still flows.
The fact that you're no longer here will always cause me pain,
But you're forever in my heart until we meet again.
Love you my brother.
Posted by Motunrayo Coker on February 14, 2021
My father's passing came as a very huge shock, such a strong willed and dedicated man gone!,but God's Will must be and He has His reasons for taking my father away into His rest.
I shall continue to miss him dearly,a devoted husband to my mom and a caring and responsible father. You picked Temitayo and myself from school on Friday, you told me to finish my chores quickly on Sunday, can I ever guess that you have an appointment with your maker?
My dear father and my priest, you're irreplaceable, you're my hero. I'm confident that we shall meet again on that glorious morning, I only pray that Jehovah continue to keep my mom, Temitayo and myself steadfast in the path you've shown and walked with us.
Adieu dear father and priest.
Abimbola Motunrayo Coker
Posted by Motunrayo Coker on February 14, 2021
Never knew you would leave us so suddenly Dad. You were a good man, you advised me and did your best to provide for my sister and I.
You tried your best in helping people, I am saddened that death took you away. Your love was unconditional and this is something I will cherish from your character and take with me forever.
Your son
Temitayo Oluwafemi Coker
Posted by Esther Uchechi on February 14, 2021
You were a man of few words. Calm and easy going. The news of your demise has been very devastating. It has left many unanswered questions in my heart but knowing that you served God faithfully gives me the assurance that we shall yet see you on the resurrection morning. Sleep on My dear Rev Coker, the husband of my dearest Sister Remi. The pains are over. The toils have ceased. Rest in the bosom of our Lord Jesus Christ till that glorious morning the beloved of God. You are greatly missed.
Posted by Kemi Sadiq on February 14, 2021
This is truly a rude shock one can't imagine you are this young with the maturity you carried your self and used in relating to people.Is really sad that you left so young.May his gentle soul rest in the bosom of almighty God.
May the Lord comfort all those you left behind to mourn you.
Sleep on till the day of resurrection when we shall all meet to part no more.
Femi rest in perfect peace.
Posted by Aikhenomia Victor on February 14, 2021
This is a rude shock to me. Femi you seem to me like a saint,you have an amazing attribute that stunned people like me till date. You have never shown anger even when provoked or under intense work pressure,you wear this charming smiles that always water down and douse my pressure at work,this is the reason I often come around you anytime I am tensed up.I will never despair because I absolutely have no doubt in my mind that you are presently occupying the most precious position in heaven. I sincerely love you but God needs you most.Farewell Abayomi Coker
Posted by Ogunwo Kayode on February 14, 2021
...The song is ended, but the melody lingers on... Thank you for being an amazing leader and teacher. For not spearing the rod when needed and not holding back the accolades when deserving. I can still hear your laugh... Your words... Ogunwo... Sare wole... Oti do obe...sare fi eko je . Thank you Rev. Abayomi Femi Coker...for these awesome memories with the time spent with you. We will miss you. Rest Well Boss!!! ️
Posted by Lola Ajiwo on February 14, 2021
So sad to hear of your passing Femi!! It was your name i tried remembering for a very long time with no luck on fbk. I remembered your contagious smile those days@ stationery dept n clg house each time we met... We take solace in the Lord for you knew and served him. I pray sweet repose of your kind soul! May the Lord comfort your family and all your loved ones. Amen.
Posted by Ogundeji T.Janet Aminu on February 13, 2021
Mr femi coker ,
     Your departure leaves a deep vacuum or gap that can't be field in a long time, you are not just my boss husband you are a brother to me in time of need ,I will never forget our last discussion on 4/2/2021 we discussed together I miss you, I will always remember you and remember your wife and your children we will not forget you, may God grant you eternal rest and give your family the strength to bear the loss,
  Ogundeji T.Janet Aminu
Posted by Susan Olugbusi-Coker on February 13, 2021
Olufęmi Coker this come as a rude shock to me. Can I say it was a chance to bid me farewell when we met at Apapa road barely 2 years ago, since I have left Union bank (in 2012). Fęmi you have fought the good fight and finished the race, you have kept the faith... (2Tim. 4). In fact I am short of words. May God grant you eternal rest. Adieu Olufęmi Coker, aburo mi, baba oko mi.
Posted by bisi aji on February 13, 2021
Mr Femi Coker, your departure leaves a deep gash that will be felt a long time. You were not just a great boss, but also a great brother. You were generous with both knowledge and advice, friendly across boundaries, and always willing to support. Words can't express it, neither can tears do justice, but the pain we feel is for the separation. I am glad to have met you in your lifetime, grateful to have been impacted by you, and above all, comforted that you loved and served God. Rest on brother in the bossom of our Lord. Adieu Sir.
Posted by Basirat Alao on February 13, 2021
Mr Coker, its still hard to believe you are gone.
You have impacted many lives through your teachings, advice, guidance and friendship.
May God grant you eternal rest and give your family the Strength to bear this loss.
Rest in peace 'Femi Coker.

Basirat Agboola.
Posted by Olusiji Vanderpuye on February 13, 2021
We were brothers and friends having met back then at Methodist Church, Tinubu before we both made it to Union Bank. Femi was a true friend, caring and a homely.
I can't believe this.
Femi, you went too soon, leaving so many behind.
Sleep on, friend.
May God be with your family in Jesus'name.
Posted by Motunrayo Coker on February 13, 2021
Abayomi, Oluwafemi, Jonathan,Oloruntodimu,Aremu,was such a wonderful man and my best friend. I'm not sure I can really express just how much I will miss him; not only was he a wonderful and caring husband, but a responsible father.
Abayomi,you left behind a trails of tears that will forever flow and precious memories. There's now a hole no- one can fill within my heart I LOVE YOU STILL.
I will miss Aremu until the day God calls me home and so will our children; but we will never feel alone because he has left behind a love that cannot be broken and a piece of himself in our children.
To the greatest boyfriend and most wonderful husband. I LOVE YOU ALWAYS AND FOREVER.
Posted by Taiwo Aina on February 13, 2021
The news of your demise came to me as a rude shock because you were full of life and energy.
Mr Femi Coker was hard working, diligent in his work and a problem solver. Always reading between the lines because he does not want to drop the ball.
I pray that God will comfort your wife and children you left behind.
You will be greatly missed in Union Bank because you work with passion and you dedicated all.
May the good Lord grant you eternal rest. May your soul rest in peace... Adieu Mr Femi Coker
Posted by Ayobami Alarape on February 13, 2021
You were a very diligent, friendly, ever helpful, dependable and warm person to experience both at work and on personal issues.
So very shocking and unbelievable that you left this soon.
You will be so dearly missed.
May the Lord grant your soul eternal rest.
Posted by Taiwo Adeneye on February 13, 2021
Femi, the news of your death came as a rude shock to me. You were diligent in your work and dependable as a colleague and much more importantly, your passion for the Kingdom of Christ is enviable and I’m happy to have been part of the journey into your tent making ministry in the Methodist church. You have left too soon and it’s so painful! May the good Lord comfort your wife and children. Sleep on Beloved Oluwafemi Abayomi Coker till the resurrection morning at the feet of Jesus Christ.
Posted by Okoje Augustine on February 12, 2021
Femi Coker was a fantastic person. I met him when the bank I was working with was acquired by Union Bank and it was a very different experience for most of us that came from a smaller bank. Femi made sure that we were comfortable and was always willing to assist us in understanding the culture of the bank. He was always ready to help whenever I send anybody to him at the bank after I left. It was a shock when I heard about his passing. The face of Femi that I remember is the smiling face. I never remember him angry with anybody and I pray that God grants him a place a heaven.
Posted by Bukola Olatunde on February 13, 2021
Mr Coker it still doesn’t feel real that you are no more and the thought of never hearing from you makes me quiver. 

I know you are in a better place but I will miss you greatly. All the advices you gave me have helped shape me into who I have become today. You have impacted positively in me and will forever be grateful our paths crossed.

You were so young to die and every thought of this bring tears to my eyes, wondering why does it have to be this way. It hurts so much because there’s nothing we can do or say that can make you come back to us.

I pray God comforts your family and make them strong this trying times. I’m still trying to come to terms with this. Farewell Mr Femi Coker.
Posted by Adewole Ojerinde on February 13, 2021
Femi, I never knew our reunion was going to be this short. We met again at our maiden get together in December 2019, after 30 years of leaving the secondary school, and since then we had been working together on our great Alumni. Your good vision for the association can’t be underestimated and always there to render assistance once you’re called upon.

It’s really difficult to say goodbye but what can we do? We can’t blame God but to thank God for all you had done for this short period. You will forever be remembered.

May your soul rest in perfect peace and may God grant the family you left behind the fortitude to bear the loss.

Good night Olufemi Abayomi Coker.
Posted by Thaddeus Ogbonna on February 12, 2021
I'm shocked to hear this.
I'm not shocked when people die at ripe ages, but for a young man who still has his future ahead of him to just drop dead is a ride shock.
But, we can't question our creator.
Coker, as I used to call him, was a good man, always at peace with everyone. He had a smile that made him unique.
Always willing to help, he gave me useful, professional advice that helped me serve the staff when I was their Union President.
I can only pray God to grant him eternal rest, and console his family.
It is a very sad thing that he had to leave us at this time.
Posted by Precious Ero on February 12, 2021
With tears I write this tribute to you...... God knows best.... Just last week we spoke and you said you are getting better, Who are we to question GOD??? It is well, we will surely miss you.. RIP MR FEMI as my siblings and I fondly call you.. One thing is sure, you gave life your best shot with the lives you impacted on... May GOD grant your soul eternal rest...
Posted by Muhammed Imam on February 11, 2021
The more I try to make sense of everything… the more I plunge deep into oblivion… then I realize nothing makes sense anymore!

I know many people, I have many friends but I only have one Yomi. Growing up with you was rewarding and fun. I learnt a lot from you because you never held back; I gained a lot from you because you never stopped sharing; and I have a lot because you never stopped giving. Your magnanimity earned you so much respect, your integrity makes me proud, and your large-heartedness taught me the act of kindness.
You taught by example and judge with wisdom. You never picked a fight or quarrel even when provoked… I later discovered how tolerant you
were. Nothing I say or write can fully describe you because the Yomi I know means different things to different people.

Yomi, you have gone too soon, then I remember the thousand-and-one people with Yomi in their hearts and then I realise, you have not left us after all.

Reverend Oluwafemi Abayomi Coker; sun re o!
Posted by Bukola Adebowale on February 11, 2021
Mr Coker, your death is really a shock and I am still dumbstruck. I don't have much to say but all what we have left of you is the memories of the good things you have done and left behind. Rest in peace........
Posted by Suliat Olorunoje on February 11, 2021
God was right in taking you away from me because he knew that you will be the perfect uncle for other little kids in heaven just as I knew and believe that you were my perfect uncle . Rest on uncle .
                       Suliat olorunoje
             
Posted by ibirohunkee Aderibigbe on February 11, 2021
Death where is thy sting ? O grave where is thy victory? But thanks be to God, which giveth you the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

Mr Coker , i got to work closely with you a year ago and it has really been a pleasure working with you. A solution provider and a process champion!! i still remember when i buzzed you into our operational meeting last week and you sent a message that you were under the weather but you'll be available next week.

Sometimes we take people for granted because we feel that they'll always be there a CONSTANT. You were that person!.

Rest Well. Good night not Goodbye...

May God comfort your family on all sides as they go through this period.

Amen.


Posted by Remilekun Anjorin on February 11, 2021
Abayomi Coker, my brother, neighbor, and colleague.
A diligent and hard-working man. He had a beautiful spirit and great family values. Always willing to lend a helping hand.
I will always remember the joy, laughter, and smiles each time we rode together.
Your death is still a shock and you will be greatly missed.
Our flesh and heart may fail, but God is the strength of our heart and portion forever - Psalms 73:26.
Our solace is in Romans 14:8 'If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.
May God uphold your lovely family.
Sleep on Rev Abayomi Coker.
Posted by Oladapo Oluwatosin on February 11, 2021
My Dear Mr Coker , this came as a very rude shock your death really hit a strong cord in me . Mr coker , such a very hardworking man always wanting everything to go smoothly without hiccups , solution provider an embodiment of knowledge *Tosin oya sare lo gba approval * (smiles ) . My fight buddy , always looking for my trouble (smiles ) , always whinning me ,willing and looking to help everyone .I am so angry with myself i didnot get to appreciate you more . Our very own Mr coker of Treasury , you really left too soon . May God grant your family the fortitude to bear this painful loss . I will Miss You so much .
Posted by Olushola Adeyemo on February 11, 2021
It's so unbelievable that I would be writing this about you, Mr. Coker.

In all, we submit to the will of God, you were an embodiment and repository of knowledge. You were always willing to help and a lively spot.

Rest on in the blossom of our Lord and may God give your family and friends the fortitude to bear this loss.
Posted by wumi afolayan on February 11, 2021
Mr Coker,I still can't believe you are gone. You were not just a good boss but a great friend as well.You were intelligent,jovial,generous,always had positive energy and encouraging words.
May God grant your family the fortitude to bear this loss.

Rest in peace,Mr Coker.
Posted by Jumoke Okedele on February 11, 2021
Mr Femi Coker, This feels so unbelievable and I am just short of words.
You are helpful and hardworking; always looking for a way out.
You told me to stop complaining and get a plan. Few weeks later, you asked again for my plan. I saw the genuiness of a father and I told you. The rest they say is history, you took it upon yourself to be there for me all through. You got my back.

You give, not out of compulsion but generously. You know the job, carrying it out effortlessly
You are funny,making us see bright side to issue

Mr Coker, Rest on in peace and may the Lord comfort your family.
Posted by Malik Balogun on February 11, 2021
You were a nice man; easy, helpful, and friendly. May your soul Rest In Peace and your family be strengthened to bear the loss.
Posted by Jide Adebiyi on February 11, 2021
Your death came as a shock to me and as you sit in the arms of the lord, I still wake up every morning hoping this is a dream. It hurts knowing you are gone forever. On Sunday morning we spoke, and you sounded okay and hoping you will resume back to office.

You were a great friend and colleague, you were kind, loving, intelligent and generous. I will cherish every single moment I spent with you. May God Almighty console your family.

Rest in peace my Reverend.
Posted by Faith Oyedeji on February 11, 2021
Femi, you were a brother indeed to me, am still shocked about your sudden departure. The whole of IT, CBA and my self miss you but God love you most.
May the Lord grant your family the heart to bear the great loss.
You are a rare gem.
Adieu brother!!!
Rest in the bossom of our Lord Jesus Christ
Posted by Ayodemi Asuni on February 11, 2021
Mr Coker, I didn't work closely with you but I could call you Boss. You even chased me to give me money for my baby and was always teasing me to have more. I remember our last conversation during lunch just in November little did I know....

Not much to say, Rest on Boss, Rest on.We love you but God loves you more. We are grateful for a life well spent impacting others
Posted by 'Tunde Akanbi on February 11, 2021
Rest on Reverend Femi Coker. We love you but the Lord loves you more. May the Lord comfort all the loved ones you left behind in Jesus name
Posted by Ayomide Adefioye on February 11, 2021
TRIBUTE TO MY BOSS
You were an embodiment of knowledge! I gained so much from you and I am very grateful for this. We want you but God wants you more, Rest well Boss.
Posted by Agoi Olukayode on February 11, 2021
Reverend Abayomi Coker, You will be missed forever and always for your encouraging and words of wisdom. The beautiful moments you shared with me will always speak of a great person that you were. Rest in peace up in the heaven!

Miss you so much Boss.
Posted by Chioma Ilekuba on February 11, 2021
Mr Femi Coker

Gone too soon. I still remember 2017 when I had my first encounter with you. Your resilience and demeanor!

I commiserate with your family because they lost a beacon.
Jee nke oma Nnaa. Adieu.

Eternal rest grant him oh lord and let perpetual light shine upon him.
Posted by Chuks Ogbonna on February 11, 2021
I was still in shock and reluctant to say something. Words truly fail me now. I don't know where to begin. Maybe the very first time you saw me at 4M with Methodist brochure, or the BIG BOY you echoed whenever I hail you as my REVERENED or how you used to dropped me at home after church service with your beautiful family. Barely last two weeks ago you and I were driving home from office as usual, you were asking me the plans for the year, my marriage plans, the office life and your plans about how to start up a great business idea we all hatched up. On Thursday we spoke and you told me you’ll be in office on Monday 8th February. Then this happened!! How does one go about eulogizing a giant; a national and global icon, a beautiful heart, steadfast leader, a completely detribalized and an amazing father. A man that weathered fame and victory with the same seamless grace and guts as failure and criticism. You gave everything in your soul to union bank even when some chose to suffer temporary amnesia. I have blatantly refused to make sense of this senseless loss. Gone too soon. The bonfire in the desert storm. God grant your family the strength and fortitude to bear this heart-rending loss. You were the pioneer that stood at the door of what you stand for (excellence) and opened it for generations to follow. You sacrificed so that others can dare to dream and achieve. You redefined being a boss, you will always be my hero Reverend! Adieu BIG BOSS! Adieu my REVERENED!! Your legacy and philosophy are indelible on the sands of time. God is in charge now.
Chuks Ogbonna.
Posted by Joel Umeh on February 11, 2021
Never have i been failed by words but this once. Your sudden death remain a rude and an irreconcilable shock. Femi coker, a great friend, a comrade at arms, and an inestimable persona given to the imperium by the sacerdotals.
May the spirit of the faithful departed through the mercy of christ rest in peace and let perpetual light continue to shine upon him amen 
Posted by chobby Omisanya on February 11, 2021
So painful and too hard to swallow, but as we all Know, God loves you more than we love you. Femi Coker rest in peace. 
Posted by shola aregbeshola on February 11, 2021
Words failed me..........
Can’t fathom your early departure at this period and time, but as a believer I trust you are in perfect peace with your maker.
A professional and astute BANKER and above all a man of God
May the Lord rest your soul and grant the entire family the fortitude to bear the loss
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Posted by lekan lekuti on February 19, 2021
Words, even the very best of words, cannot pay tribute or truly capture the sense of loss that we are all feeling today.

How does one express the amazing essence and spirit of Abayomi Coker, his selfless generosity, uncompromising belief in all that is good and his unwavering commitment to family and friends?

Today we honor him, by profoundly feeling and expressing our loss, but also by remembering Abayomi an amazing person who has played a unique and special role in everything he touches.

Abayomi rest in the blossoms of your Lord.

Posted by Olajide Toyo on February 18, 2021
Rev. Coker!
Words fail me. We last saw each other on January 3rd this year when you and your dear wife stopped briefly at my house to see how my family and I were doing after not having seen us in a long time. The news of your departure from this world barely a month after that is shocking and still difficult for me to accept as the reality but alas God gives and God takes, who are we to question him? We take solace in the knowledge that you have lived your life in a way that left positive impact on many. We will always miss you, Rest in perfect peace Reverend.
Posted by Bosede Abbe, Rev Mrs on February 16, 2021
PRECIOUS IN THE SIGHT OF GOD IS THE DEATH OF HIS OWN
Oh dear Femi, when we spoke last on the phone, little did I know that would be the last time. You were so calm, so helpful, so forward and upward looking. No wonder! Eternity being in the heart of man, you knew you'd soon be seeing your Saviour and Lord face to face. I believe He welcomed you as a good and faithful servant. Father Lord we thank You for the life Femi lived. Thank you for the positive impact Femi had on lives. Thank you for Your Spirit our Comforter, our Helper, our Standby, our Guide and Teacher. Please be there for Your son's wife, children and loved ones. Lord, teach us who are still here on earth to number our days that we may apply our hearts to wisdom in the awareness that it's not how long we live but how well we please You. Help us Lord to seek You sincerely and fulfill Your purpose for us in the name of Jesus.
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Shared by MOBOLAJI OLALEYE on February 11, 2021
My brother, My friend and colleague.
Your glorious call came as a shock to me because we chatted on Saturday and you spoke to another colleague on that fateful Sunday. 

You were  a trusted friend who had passion for excellence and work ethics and very principled with so much love for your family.

You were my trusted adviser especially on issues that need forensic resolutions and you never failed with solutions in the office. 

I remember your prayer on Jan 4th on first working day of the year at the office where you prayed for us all to make heaven when our time comes. 

Roman's 14 v 8. If we live, we live for the lord, if we die, we die for the lord, so, weather we live or die, we belong to God.

My prayer is for Motunrayo and the family for strength and peace of God at this time. 

Rest in peace Reverend Femi Abayomi Coker 

Mobolaji Olaleye