Ronald H. Koons
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AGE: 76 • Millsboro
Ronald H. Koons, 76, passed away Friday, November 29, 2013 at his home. Ronnie was the husband of Linda (Sechrist) Koons. Together they shared over fifty years of marriage.
A celebration of life tribute service will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, December 5, 2013 at Life Tributes by Olewiler & Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 35 Gotham Place, Red Lion, PA with his Associate Pastor, The Rev. John Schutt officiating. A viewing will be held from 10-11:00 AM Thursday at the Funeral Home. Burial will be in Susquehanna Memorial Gardens with full military rites provided by York County Veterans Honor Guard.
Ronnie was born in York on April 16, 1937, a son of the late Russell and Marie Koons. He was a 1955 graduate of Red Lion Area High School. Following high school, he served in the US Navy for four years. Mr. Koons worked as a machine shop operator at Caterpillar Inc. for 30 years, retiring in 1992. Ronnie and Linda then moved their home to the Rehoboth, Delaware area; where they have enjoyed life at the beach for the past 20 years. Ronnie was an avid hunter and fisherman, and especially enjoyed working at the Rattle & Reel Bait and Tackle Shop in Long Neck.
In addition to his wife, Linda, Ronnie is survived by two sisters, Joan Wise of Red Lion and Alsetta Doll of York, PA; a sister-in-law, Norma Payne of Red Lion; and many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Long Neck United Methodist Church, 32051 Long Neck Rd., Millsboro, DE 19966. Online condolences may be made at www.BestLifeTributes.com
Olewiler & Heffner Funeral Home
35 Gotham Drive
Red Lion, PA 17356
Published in The News Journal on Dec. 3, 2013