Ronald W. Koonce, 57, of Fillmore, died on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at First United Methodist Church in Vandalia, with Dr. Roger Grimmett officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery in rural Fillmore. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until time of services on Friday at the church. Miller Funeral Home in Fillmore was in charge of arrangements. Memorials: Crossroads Cancer Center in Effingham. Online condolences may be shared at www.millerfh.net.
Mr. Koonce was born on Sept. 2, 1956, in Vandalia, the son of Bill Lloyd and Nelda June Ricke Koonce. He married Barbara J. Ellis on April 11, 1981, in Irving.
He was a laborer at Carlisle Syntech in Greenville, and a member of the NRA and First United Methodist Church in Vandalia.
He is survived by his wife; sons, Josh Koonce and Jes Koonce, both of Vandalia; father, of Fillmore; and brothers, James Koonce and his wife Linda of Bingham, and Ted Koonce of Coffeen.
He was preceded in death by his mother and a brother, Donald Koonce.