Larry Coons, 65, Indio, Calif., passed away on Sept. 17, 2010, at the Eisenhower Hospital, Rancho Mirage, Calif., of multiple myeloma.
He was born Jan. 18, 1945 to Russell A. and Marjorie Coons in Greencastle. He met his wife Monna Brown in 1963 and they were married June 12, 1965 at the First Christian Church in Greencastle.
Larry and Monna had a loving relationship for 45 married years. Larry was involved in the boating/marine industry for 35 years, including owning a marine distribution company.
He is survived by his wife Monna; two sons, Robert W. Coons and wife Jennifer of San Francisco and Brent A. Coons and partner Tasha Berg of San Francisco; two brothers, Russell L. Coons and wife Alberta of Okeechobee, Fla. and Douglas G. Coons and wife Pam of Fillmore. He is also survived by many loving cousins, nieces, nephews and in-laws.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents.
Larry was a loving husband and father and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
A memorial celebration of life will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Champion officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Jimmy V Foundation for Cancer Research, www.jimmyv.org. Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.BittlesandHurt.com.