Alvin Richard Koon

Published 4:29 pm Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Alvin Richard Koon, born June 1, 1926, went home to be with the Lord June 25, 2010. He was preceded in death by his mother, Leona Tessneer; and his son, David Richard Koon.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Eloise Camp Koon of the home; his daughter, Doris Jackson of Campobello; four grandchildren; and two special family friends, Dixie Sigmone and Polly Partridge.

He retired from Mascot Homes in Gramling, S.C., after 38 years of service.

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A memorial service will be held at Sandy Plains Presbyterian Church, located at 350 Sandy Plains Rd. (Hwy. 14), Tues. evening, Jun. 29 at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any donations be made to the Smith Phayer Hospice House, Landrum; or to Sandy Plains Presbyterian Church.

Cremation Society of South Carolina.