Larry Koon, 66, of Vienna, went home to be with the Lord on Dec. 30, 2012, at Camden Clark Medical Center, Memorial Campus, following a long, hard-fought battle with cancer.
He was born April 26, 1946, in Ripley, a son of the late Homer and Vesta Robey Koon.
Larry was employed as an author and newspaper columnist, having written multiple books on antiques and collectibles for several publishing companies. He had also been the author of a weekly antiques column for The Marietta Times since 1991. He was a member of The Rock Church of Parkersburg.
Surviving is his daughter, Janet Hiner and husband, Kenneth, of Parkersburg; two grandchildren, Hannah Koon and Kenny Hiner, both also of Parkersburg; one sister, Wilma Cuvelier and husband, Jim, of Lancaster, Ohio; his former longtime companion and friend, Ruby G. Hayden and husband, Edward; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four sisters; and three brothers.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 400 Green St., Parkersburg, with Pastor David Chisholm officiating. Private interment will be at the convenience of the family at Evergreen South Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3-6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Please visit www.lamberttatman.com to share online condolences with the family.