John O. Koontz, age 91, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2019. Mr. Koontz had a calling to serve. He was active in the Boy Scouts as a youth and after graduating high school, he joined the United States Navy where he served on the USS Spokane. Mr. Koontz was also a Mason and a State Guard Association of the United States. A member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in Covington, he was proud of his faith, family and career. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Harold and Geraldine (O’Mullane) Koontz.
Mr. Koontz will be lovingly remembered by his adoring wife of 69 years, Margaret (Peg) Koontz; daughters, Jeri Koontz, Terri Anne; son and daughter-in-law, John Mark and Kathy Koontz; grandchildren, Kelly, Erin, Zachary; as well as great-grandchildren, Tori, Tyler, Spencer and Justin.
A Funeral Service for Mr. Koontz was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 5 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 10235 Eagle Drive, Covington, with Bishop Joshua Kirkham officiating and interment followed in Lawnwood Memorial Park, in Covington. Flowers are acceptable, or memorial donations may be made to: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Covington.