Deremiah Frye Mortuary Greene & Harrell Chapel

700 West Gourley Pike, Bloomington, IN


David Joe Koontz

October 13, 1938January 21, 2020

David Joe Koontz, age 81, of Bloomington died Tuesday afternoon at Garden Villa in Bloomington. Born October 13, 1938 in Harrodsburg, Indiana, he was the son of Jospph Allen and Opal (Baugh) Koontz. David retired from Indiana University Custodial Services after 35 years of service. He was a member of the Bloomington Free Methodist Church and enjoyed spending time with family and friends, being outdoors and watching police stories on television. David is survived by his loving wife, Fortunata (Acosta) Koontz, of Bloomington, his son, David R. Koontz, of Bloomington; two brothers, Rick (Carolyn) Koontz, of Thorntown and Steve (Shelly) Koontz, of Lebanon, Indiana, one sister, Donna (Mike) Hankins, of Thorntown, several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. David was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Janet Lanbher and two brothers, Gary Koontz and John Koontz. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday (01/27) at Deremiah-Frye Mortuary; Greene and Harrell Chapel ; 700 W. Gourley Pike with Pastor Les Rovenstine officiating. Burial will follow in Clover Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg. Friends may visit the family from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. The family wants to send out a big “thank-you” to I.U. Health; Bloomington Hospital, Northern Monroe Fire Territory, Amedisys and Comfort Keepers for all their loving care for David. The family suggests memorial contributions be given to Southern Care Hospice; 1923 Liberty Drive; Bloomington, IN 47403. Online condolences may be given at www.DeremiahFryeMortuary.com


  • Southern Care Hospice


  • Family and Friends Gathering Monday, January 27, 2020
  • Funeral Service Monday, January 27, 2020
  • Interment Monday, January 27, 2020


David Joe Koontz

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Cindy & Freddy Sturgeon

January 25, 2020

Fortunata & David,
Please know that you have our deepest
sympathy in your great loss and know
that our hearts go out to both of you
and your family & friends.

We wish there were something we could
do or say that would ease your pain, but
know in your heart we are thinking of and
praying for you and your family.
We know in our hearts that David is safe
in our Saviors arms never to feel pain or
suffering ever again.

Those we love don't go away,
They walk beside us every day,
Unseen, unheard, but always near,
still loved, still missed and very dear.

Thinking of you at this time of your loss.

Thoughts, Love and Prayers,
Cindy & Freddy Sturgeon