Charles Ernest “Ernie” Coon, 71, formerly of Sandyville, WV passed away at his home in Jackson, Ohio, August 27, 2016 after an extended battle with cancer.

He retired from Goodyear Industries. He loved serving God, wood working, gardening, fishing, and spending time with family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer Darrel Coon and Eudora Chloe Southall Coon and an infant brother, Lawrence Elmer Coon.

He is survived by his wife Carolyn Coon, sons, Kenneth and wife Shelly Coon of Cincinnati, Ohio, Charles and wife Permelia Coon of Jackson, Ohio and Jason Coon at home.

Brothers Darrell Eugene Coon of Sandyville, WV, Eathel Coon of Jackson, Ohio and Max Coon of Cincinnati, Ohio. Sisters Darlene Taylor of McArthur, Ohio, Arlene Casto of Sandyville, WV and Lurlene Dillard of Ripley, WV.

Also surviving, eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Per his request there will be no public service. Arrangements are by the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home and Southern Ohio Cremation Services in Jackson.

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