Donald William Koontz Sr.


Donald William Koontz Sr. died peacefully on Jan. 9, 2020 in Foley, Alabama at the age of 91.

Don is survived by children, Donna Woerner (Robert Hall), Don Koontz, Jr., Diedre Cowart (Albert), David Koontz (Judith); and stepchildren, Cynthia Adams (Timothy) and Barbie Hilton; one sister, Marlene Edmundson (Gerald); 18 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Don was born on Nov. 19, 1928 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania to Henry and Clara Koontz.

He graduated from Pensacola High School in 1937, worked at Chemstrand/Monsanto for 38 ½ years, served as commissioner for District 4 in Baldwin County, council member for the town of Elberta and a board member of Gulf Winds Credit Union.

A service of celebration will be held Sunday, Jan. 26, 2-4 p.m., at the VFW post in Elberta.

The family would like to thank his caregivers at Diversicare of Foley and Covenant Hospice for their care and dedication.