Thomas A. Koontz (1941 - 2013)


Thomas A. Koontz, 72, of Smithboro, died at 1:50 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at his home.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday at Young Funeral Home in Greenville, with the Rev. Randy Whitehead officiating. Burial was in Mulberry Grove Cemetery, with military rites accorded by Mulberry Grove American Legion Post 1180. Visitation was held from 4-7 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home. Memorials: Bond County Hospice. Online condolences may be shared at
Mr. Koontz was born on Jan. 27, 1941, in Smithboro, the son of Alva and Wilma Wehrle Koontz. He married Judy Shultz on June 27, 1964, in her parents' front yard in Woburn.
He is survived by his wife; and sons, Jeffrey Koontz and his wife Tina, and Keith Koontz, both of Smithboro.
Published in The Leader-Union from Feb. 11 to Feb. 20, 2013