Gary Hilton Koon

1918

Gary Hilton Koon was born on 25 Oct 1918 in Richland, South Carolina, USA a child of Jessie James Koon and Evelyn Medlin.

1920

Gary Hilton Koon was counted in the census on 22 Jan 1920 in Richland, South Carolina, USA as a male, 1, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, Jessie J Koon; mother, Evaline Koon, and his siblings, Ruthe Koon, Sallie M Koon and Haywood Koon.

1930

Gary N Roon was counted in the census on 29 Apr 1930 in Richland, South Carolina, USA as amale, 12, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, Jesse J Roon; mother, Ally E Roon and his siblings, Sallie M Roon and Jesse H Roon.

1954

On December 15, 1954 Gary H Koon was listed in the newspaper article “Fort Gives Safe-Driving Awards to 60.”

On December 17, 1954 Gary H Koon was listed in the newspaper article “Fort Honors Safe Drivers.

1976

GARY H. KOON

Gary Hilton Koon, of Rt. 2, West Columbia, died Saturday at the Richland Memorial Hospital after a long illness.

Born in Richland County, he was a son of the late Jessie James Koon and Evelyn Medlin Koon. Formerly of Richland County, he had lived in Lexington for the past seven years. Mr. Koon was a World War II veteran and a retired employe of the State Highway Department. He was a member of the Living Baptist Church.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Annie D. Koon of West Columbia; a step-daughter, Mrs. Bonny Sweat of West Columbia; and a sister, Mrs. Brown C. Ross of Elgin.

Services will be 4 p.m. Tuesday at Thompson Funeral Home, conducted by the Rev. Tony Sanders and the Rev. A. L. Wood. Burial will be in the Union Baptist Churchyard in Elgin.

KOON RITES

Services for Gary H. Koon will be at 4 p.m. today in Thompson Funeral Home, conducted by the Rev. Tony Sanders and the Rev. A. L. Wood, with burial in Union Baptist Church Cemetery at Elgin.

Mr. Koon, 57, of Rt. 2, West Columbia, died Saturday.

Pallbearers will be Pete Amick, Norris Derrick, James Padgett, Mitchell Fleming, Richard Reese and Ronald Reese.

August 16, 1976  State (published as The State)  Columbia, South Carolina
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August 17, 1976  State (published as The State)  Columbia, South Carolina
Page 16
Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
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