Dale Coon


HICKSVILLE -- Dale E. Coon, 68, Hicksville, died Monday November 5, 2012, at Community Memorial Hospital, Hicksville, Ohio.

He was born on May 14, 1944, in Monroe, Michigan, the son of James and Melrose (Guilfoil) Coon. He was a 1962 graduate of Hicksville High School. On October 26, 1973, he was united in marriage with Joan Battershell. Dale was employed by BF Goodrich for 45 years. He was a member of the First Church of Christ in Hicksville, Hicksville EMS and a Boy Scout leader for many years. He loved woodworking.

Dale is survived by his wife, Joan; three sons, Doug (Sherry) Corwin of Defiance, Steven Coon of Fort Wayne and Tim (Laci) Coon of Hicksville; two daughters, Janice Sweet of Hicksville and Michelle (Darryl) Coon Cooper of Fort Wayne; eight grandchildren, Autumn Brock, Jenn Coon, BJ Coon, Justin Graber, Chelsea Ann Corwin, Cheyenne Miller-Sweet, Jarrett Graber and Kaydence Coon; a great-grandson, Ethan Gerardot; his mother, Melrose; and a niece, Krista Herman.

He was preceded in death by his father and a sister, Diane Martin.

Funeral services for Dale will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the First Church of Christ, Hicksville, with Pastor Jack Teeple officiating. Visitation will be today from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Smith & Brown Funeral Home, Hicksville. Burial will be in Six Corners Cemetery, Hicksville.

Memorials may be made to Funding from the Heart or Boy Scout Troop 216. Online condolences may be shared at www.smithbrownfuneralhome.com.

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