Raymond G. Coon, 70, of Homosassa, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Cypress Cove Care Center in Crystal River. A native of Detroit, Mich., he was born March 2, 1943, to Ernest and Marion (Tobey) Coon, one of two children. Mr. Coon was a retired police officer
for the City of Detroit with 25 years of service to the motorcycle division. He moved here in 1999 from Wixom, Mich. Upon his retirement, he remained quite active in many things, including operating sales booths out of Stokes and Howard flea markets specializing in military flags and badges, driving cars for Enterprise Car Rental and serving as a golf ranger at Citrus Hills. Raymond was a gifted woodworker, even making golf clubs. He loved playing golf and loved his motorcycles.
Mr. Coon is survived by his wife of over 28 years, Susan K. Coon, Homosassa; his five children, Dean Coon, Cape Coral, Sean Coon, Hamilton, Ohio, Jerry Engel, Hartland, Mich., Jennifer Lansing, Tucker, Ga., and Jeffery Engel, Tampa; brother, Dennis Coon, Harrison, Mich.; grandchildren, Deanna and Leanna Coon, Ft. Myers, Zachary Coon, Bright, Ind., Derek and Stacey Engel, Milford, Mich., Aleia and Lily Lansing, Tucker, Ga., and Ashleigh Engel, Tampa.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions in Raymond's name to www.hospiceofcitruscounty.org.
Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa. www.wilderfuneral.com.