James H. Coon

Published 9:34 am Tuesday, September 26, 2023

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James Hoyt Coon, 84, of Atmore, passed away on Sept. 17, 2023.


He was born on April 22, 1939 in McCullough to William Alvin Coon and Frances Turk Coon.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and his siblings, Larry Coon and Dale Coon Fiveash.

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He is survived by his wife, Sarah Hardy Coon; his children, Debbie (Brett) Beck of Destin, Fla., Pam Magee of Orange Beach and Cris (Marc) Owens of Old Texas; his siblings, Sharlett (Fred) Peevy of McCullough, Thelma (Wayne) Price of Pulaski, Tenn. and Jessie “Hootie” Myrick of Goodway; and his grandchildren, Whitney (Matt) Byrd, Caleb Beck, Chloe Beck, Marcus Owens, Cameron Beck and Matthew Owens.

Funeral services were held on Sept. 21, 2023 at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Chris Pruitt. Interment followed in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Steve Drew, Kelly Drew, Jody Hardy, Danny Hall, Ray Coon and Pete Coon.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.