Mr. James Patrick “Pat” Koon, 67, passed away Friday, November 11, 2022, at his home in Salem, after a long battle with cancer.
Pat worked for Bell South and AT&T. He was one semester short of his Bachelor’s Degree, but needed to quit college to care for his ailing mother. He was studying Archaeology and Palynology, hoping to become a professor at Siu He was of the Jehovah’s Witness faith.
He is survived by his lifelong friend Danny Cowen; brother Allen Reed Koon of IL and his “second mother,” Mrs. Carnelia Ramage; niece Tammy Hunter; and lifelong friend Jimmy Sherer.
He was preceded in death by his parents Richard “Dick” Koon and Geraldine (Reed) Koon; two brothers, Michael Koon and Gary Koon; one sister, Janice Ballard and niece Michele Stokes.
Funeral Services will be 1:00 PM, Monday, November 14, 2022 in the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services with burial to follow in Salem Cemetery.
Friends may visit with the family from 11:00 AM until the funeral hour on Monday in the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services.
Condolences may be left online at boydfuneraldirectors.com