Mr. Eddie Calvin Koon, Sr., 81, of 114 Tuner Street Newberry died Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital. He was born October 29, 1932 in Pomaria, South Carolina to the late Heyward Pope and the late Nettie Koon.
He was an United States Air Force Veteran and served four years and earned an honorable discharge.
Mr. Koon was a member of Grace Community Church in West Columbia, South Carolina.
His wife, Mrs. Mattie Bell Koon, preceded him to heaven.
Those who celebrate his life and cherish precious and loving memories are a son, Eddie Calvin Koon, Jr. of Newberry, S.C.; three daughters, Nettie Koon of the home; Anna P. Koon of Newberry, S.C. and Anna B. Koon of Columbia, S.C.; eight grandchildren and six great- grandchildren, one brother, Mr. Henry Koon of Staten Island, NY; one brother-in-law and two sisters-in-law. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 22, 2013 at Fort Jackson National Cemetery in Columbia, South Carolina.