March 14, 1941 - September 25, 2018
Florence, SC Joe F. Koontz, 77, of Darlington formerly of Florence, died on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 28, 2018 at 3 PM in Chapel of Kistler Hardee Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Florence Memorial Gardens in Florence. The family will receive friends from 2 until 3 PM on Friday, September 28, 2018 at Kistler Hardee Funeral Home and other times at the home of Terry and Marla Koontz, 209 Trexler Street, Darlington, SC. Joe was born in Mocksville, North Carolina. He was the son of the late Marshall and Laura Koontz. Joe enjoyed fishing, wood working and gospel music. He was a very gifted carpenter and has built beautiful wood pieces for several churches in North and South Carolina. Joe was a member of Eastside Free Will Baptist Church where he served as Sunday School Superintendent, Deacon, Board Member, Youth Pastor and enjoyed cooking for all church activities. He retired after 31 years with Overland Transport which later became CW Transport. He will be missed for his heart of gold and willingness to lend a helping hand in a time of need and his infectious sense of humor. Surviving are his loving wife of 58 years, Jean Phillips Koontz of the home; his children, Terry Koontz (Marla) of Darlington, Michael Koontz (Linda) of Darlington; Roger Koontz of Florence; and Sharon Poole (William) of Blenheim; his grandchildren, Heather, Brittany, Rebecca (Paul), Courtney (Ben), Seth, Skylar, and Lance; his great grandchildren, Joshua, Zoey, Zach, Derrick, Stiles, and Laylah; his brothers, Glenn Koontz (Ann); John Koontz; Jack Koontz (Kay); and Arthur Koontz (Barbara); and several nieces and nephews. Joe was preceded in death by his son, Dwayne Foster Koontz of Darlington; and his sisters, Elizabeth Woodward and Glenda Mosney; and his brother, Charlie Koontz. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to American Heart Association of Florence, SC. Family and friends are invited to sign the online guest book at www.kistlerhardeefuneralhome.com
Florence, SC Joe F. Koontz, 77, of Darlington formerly of Florence, died on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 28, 2018 at 3 PM in Chapel of Kistler Hardee Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Florence... View Obituary & Service Information
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