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Carl Jesse Koon

Male 1921 - 2003  (82 years)


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  • Name Carl Jesse Koon 
    Born 13 Mar 1921  Suwannee County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Oct 2003  Gainesville, Alachua, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • OBITUARY
      Suwannee Democrat
      October 15, 2003

      Carl Jessie Koon, 82, passed away Oct. 10, 2003, in the V.A. Hospital, Gainesville, after an extended illness.

      He was born in Suwannee County, was a lifelong resident and a retired farmer and rancher.

      During World War II he served in the European Theater with the 30th Infantry Division, where he received two Purple Hearts.

      Koon was of the Apostolic faith and attended O'Brien Christian Fellowship.

      He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Sinnie L. Koon and a sister, Doris Nielson.

      Survivors include: his sons, Bobby Wilson of Branford and Hoyt Koon of Crystal River; his daughters, Linda Lee and Margie Addison of Branford; brothers Roy Koon, Russell Koon and Edward Koon, all of Lake City; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

      Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m., Oct. 13, 2003, in Daniel's Memorial Chapel, Branford, with the Rev. Charles Bristol and the Rev. Stan Ellis officiating.

      Interment followed in the Siloam United Methodist Church Cemetery.

    Buried Siloam Methodist Church Cemetery, Lake Butler, Columbia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5629  Dickinson
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2010 

    Father Benjamin M Koon,   b. 05 Aug 1883, Ft. White, Columbia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1940, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Elvie Rhoden,   b. 04 Jun 1897, Suwannee County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1989, Alachua, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1917  Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1495  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Headstones
    Koon, Carl and Sinnie
    Koon, Carl and Sinnie

    Histories
    Veterans: World War II
    Veterans: World War II