Friday, August 28, 2009

Thomas E. Koon (April 18, 1950 - August 27, 2009)

Thomas E. Koon, age 59 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 9:24 A.M. Thursday August 27, 2009 at Good Samaritan Hospital Dayton, Ohio. Tom was born April 18, 1950 in Greenville, Ohio. He was the son of the late Chalmer A. & Alberta M. (Wagner) Koon.

Tom was disabled, having worked for many years in the service department of Dayton Power and Light Company.

He was a Veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the U.S. Army. He was also a member of the Treaty City Amateur Radio Club, the ARRL, Greenville Elk’s Lodge and American Legion. Tom very much enjoyed electronics and amateur radio.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters—Janis E. Johnson and Marjorie E. Koon.

He is survived by his wife Janet (Snyder) Koon of Greenville. They were married January 12, 1974. Also by his brother and sister in law—Donald & Elizabeth (Vincent) Koon of Georgia, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday September 1, 2009 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with the Rev. Lowell Miller officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery with Military Graveside Services conducted by the Greenville Veteran’s Honor Guard. The family will receive friends on Monday from 5 till 8 P.M. in the funeral home.

It’s is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the Cancer Association of Darke County.