Mount Vernon News
  • George E. Koon

  • February 18, 2011

HOWARD — George Edward Koon, 13, of Howard, passed away unexpectedly at his home Feb. 15, 2011.

He was born on May 27, 1997, in Mount Vernon to Charles and Elizabeth (Hunter) Koon. George was a sixth-grader at East Knox Middle School in Howard.

He is survived by his parents, Beth and Charles Koon of Columbus; a sister, Mary Hunter of Howard; two brothers, Charles Koon of Delaware and Christopher Koon; aunts and uncles, Chris (Teena) Moran of Howard, April (Ronald) Rinehart of McConnelsville, Anne Walker of Morgan County and Gary (Sherrie) Wheeler of Utica; paternal grandmother, Mary Koon of Buckeye Lake; along with many cousins, extended family and close friends.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Anna Walker.

Friends may call Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Bladensburg Church of Christ in Bladensburg. Graveside funeral services will be held on Sunday at 2 p.m. in Bladensburg Cemetery. The Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home in Bladensburg is handling the funeral arrangements for the Koon family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in c/o Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.

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