Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Edgar D. “Curly” Coons (May 2, 2020)

Edgar D. “Curly” Coons, 83 of Versailles, Ohio passed away on Saturday May 2, 2020 at 2:14 AM at his residence. He was born November 23, 1936 in York Twp. Darke County, Ohio the son of the late Albert D. & Devetta Irene (Derr) Coons.

Curly was a lifelong carpenter and construction worker and was owner/operator of Coons Construction.

Curly was a graduate of Versailles High School; was an Honorary Member of the Versailles Vets Club; he was a well-known baseball player and an avid softball player; he loved fishing, gardening and was a spirited card player. He will be remembered by family and friends for his kindness, sense of humor, creativity and resourcefulness. He always played the hand he was dealt in cards and in life; enjoying the good hands and persevering through the bad hands.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his sisters: Delores Weist, & Darlene Haber; his in laws: Richard & Patricia Rauckhorst, Peg & John Baltes, & Kearney Pequignot.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years Kay (Pequignot) Coons; his children & spouses: Jim & Nancy Coons, Beth & Vince Serraino, Susan Coons Barga, & Annette & John Worden; his grandchildren: David & Elizabeth Coons, Aaron & Mallory Coons, Marisa & Mitch Kremer, Kyle & Nicole Cox, Alex & Malorie Cox, Luke & Megan Cox, & Amy Worden; 9 great grandchildren; his in laws: Nancy Pequignot, & Jack & Jeanne Turpen; and numerous nieces & nephews.

There will be a graveside service for family and friends at Brock Cemetery on Monday May 11, 2020 at 2:00 PM. With Pastor Nick Dimmick officiating. Arrangements are being handled by Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the Versailles Vets Club or Versailles Area Emergency Services.

Condolences may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com