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Edley M. Coon, Jr.


Edley M. Coon, Jr., age 89, of Columbus, Ohio and Fort Wayne, Indiana died June 9, 2019.  He was born in Battle Creek, Michigan on January 24, 1930, the son of the late Edley M. Coon, Sr. and Bessie (Waltmire) Coon.  On July 11, 1953 he married Jean E. Moore in Texas.  Together they shared 64 years.  Edley is survived by his daughters, Vicki L. Cox and Kelle D. (George R.) Robinson; four grandchildren, Ryan D. Cox, Troy C. Robinson, Jordan A. Cox and Nikki J. Gunnlaugsson; two great-granddaughters, Bailey Cox and Railynn Robinson.  He is preceded in death by his father, Edley M. Coon, Sr.; mother, Bessie A. Coon; grandson, Jesse A. Cox; and son-in-law, Gary L. Cox.  Edley was a member of The Chapel in Fort Wayne, Indiana and was attending Heritage Freewill Baptist Church for the last year in Columbus, Ohio.  He loved books and was an avid Chicago Cubs Fan.  Edley was loved and will be deeply missed.  Please make memorial contributions to your Local SPCA.  Please visit www.OhioCremation.org to leave the family an online condolence.

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  • Colleen Wattenbarger says:

    So sorry for your loss he was an awesome man. Praying for the family

  • Susan Beasley says:

    Vicki, I am so sorry for you and your families loss‼️

  • Sam & Maryann Youngman says:

    We want to extend our sincere sympathy to the family in the lost of your father. We loved your father & it was a pleasure to know him. We enjoyed our senior outings with him. Ed & Sam talked military in the car on the times he rode with us. We will miss Ed, but know he is with his beloved wife.
    Love & Prayers to the entire family.

  • Mary Dussault says:

    So sorry for you loss, Ed was very out going always had a good story to tell, he always had a fun time with the senior group.We will miss you Ed. May God bless this family during this time of sorrow.

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