Paul C. "Bunky" Koontz, 77, of Hampstead, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster.
Born Nov. 28, 1935, in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Franklin and Anna Lorenz Koontz. He was the husband of Mamie Elmira Fridinger Koontz.
He was a retired plant manager for Boral Brick Company. An Army
veteran, he was a member of the Hampstead VFW
, American Legion and Westminster Moose. He was a former member of the Carroll County Racing Pigeon Club. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and his dog, Sparky.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are children Paul Koontz Jr., Brenda Seitz and Diane Wilder, all of Westminster, Patricia Yingling, of York, Pa., Susan Potts, of Hanover, Pa., and Keith Koontz, of Thurmont; stepchildren Joan Mitchell, of Georgia, William Bisker, of York, Karen Kibler, of Manchester, Deborah DePalmer, of Glen Rock, Pa., and Jackie Leister, of Westminster; 18 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by siblings John J. Koontz, Ann Bywaters and Franklin Koontz.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 3296 Charmil Drive, Manchester.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral chapel, with the Rev. Diane Day officiating. Interment will be in John Luther Miller Cemetery in Westminster.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Jerusalem Lutheran Church, 1372 Bachmans Valley Road, Westminster, MD 21158.
Online condolences may be offered at www.eckhardtfuneralchapel.com
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