YORK Brian Stephen Coon, 55, entered into the presence of God on Tuesday, December 4, 2012, from the York Hospital. Born on July 12, 1957, in York, the son of Janet V. (Snyder) Coon of York and the late Daniel G. Coon, he graduated from York Suburban High School Class of 1975. In earlier years, he was employed as a laborer by Agway. He was very talented with his hands and possessed a very generous spirit. Brian was always thinking of others, being kind and helpful, especially to his neighbors and friends. He enjoyed camping and motorcycles. In addition to his mother, he leaves to cherish his memory a son, Kyle Coon; two grandchildren; three sisters, Diane Minnich of York, Jeanette Lewis and husband Bradford of Red Lion, and Lynn Smith and husband Stephen of York; one brother, Thomas W. Coon and fiancee Melissa Lesher of Wrightsville; and a host of nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, cousins, and friends. He was preceded in death by his father; a brother, Daniel D. Coon; and a brother-in-law, William H. Minnich. A viewing will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 noon Friday at Gladfelter Funeral Home, Inc., 822 E. Market St., York. The Celebration of Life service will begin at 12 noon with Pastor Jeff Wilt officiating. Interment will be in Suburban Memorial Gardens, Dover.
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Dec. 5, 2012