A funeral service for Thomas Jay Koon, age 73, of Thornville, was held June 28, 2018, at the Heath Church of Christ, with Pastor Dave Mason officiating.
Thomas passed away June 24, 2018. He was born October 30, 1944, in Doanville, Ohio. He was raised by his father and mother, the late Theodore and Bessie (Clark) Lane.
Thomas served our country in the United States Army. He wed his beloved wife, Verlee M. (Sievers) Koon on July 22, 1967. In his younger years, Thomas enjoyed square-dancing with his wife. Thomas worked for TKS Industries, United McGill Corp. and Universal Dynamics as a production planner. After retirement, Thomas enjoyed working the land and baling hay on his recreational farm where he also cared for his animals. He was an active member in his church, the Heath Church of Christ.
Thomas is survived by his wife of 50 years, Verlee; son, Brian T. (Tammy) Koon; seven grandchildren, Chelsea Koon, Jessica Koon, Nathaniel Koon, Nicholas Koon, Miranda (Mike) Thissen, Christopher (Nikki) Poling, and John Poling; three great-grandchildren, Maddison, Cindi, and Jude; and sister, Janice Dexter.
In addition to his parents; he was preceded in death by his two brothers, Robert Koon and Clifford Koon; and a niece.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Foundation for Hospice of Central Ohio, PO Box 430, Newark, OH 43058.