John Coons

John Omer Coons

Monday, March 23rd, 1942 - Sunday, June 7th, 2020
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John Omer Coons, of Dayton, Ohio, went home to be with his Lord on June 7, 2020. John was born March 23, 1942, in Lebanon, Indiana. He was raised in El Frieda, Arizona and Brownsburg, Indiana, where he graduated from high school. He attended Cedarville College, where he met his future wife, Diana Hunter. They were married on June 15, 1962, and had four children. He graduated from Omaha Baptist Bible College in 1964. He was a loving husband, father and pastor. He served as a full-time pastor for 40 years in Iowa, Minnesota and Kansas. He was preceded in death by his sister, Joyce (Kent) Cupp, parents, Eldon and Esther Coons, his son, Timothy (Priscilla) Coons. He is survived by his beloved wife Diana, three of his children, Becky (Gary) Goodwin, Mary (Bob) Turner, and Tom (Elizabeth) Coons; his sister, Eldonna Hendershot; his eight grandchildren, eight step-grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, a brother-in-law Kent and sister-in-law, and many loving nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Wednesday, June 10th from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Washington Heights Baptist Church 5650 Far Hills Ave. Dayton, OH 45429. Services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, June 11th at the church by Pastor David Kisner. Interment Jeffers Cemetery in Jeffers, Minnesota. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association, Miami Valley Chapter 31 W. Whipp Rd. Dayton, OH 45459.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, June 10th, 2020 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Wednesday, June 10th, 2020 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Washington Heights Baptist Church
    5650 Far Hills Ave.
    DAYTON, OH 45429
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, June 11th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Thursday, June 11th, 2020 11:00am
    Washington Heights Baptist Church
    5650 Far Hills Ave.
    DAYTON, OH 45429
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Pastor David Kisner
  • Interment

    Jeffers Cemetery


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We are so sorry for your loss! Uncle David, Angela, Heidi, Brady, Jason, Kristen & kids.
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