February 17, 1929 – December 26, 2019
Gene R. Koontz, 258 Flint Mtn. Dr., Stuarts Draft, VA passed away on 12-26-2019 after a short illness. He was born February 17, 1929 in Stuarts Draft, the son of the late Allen H. & Anna Bell Koontz. In addition, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Tomey Koontz; two sisters, Annabelle K. Butterfield, Reston, VA, Margaret K. Hardman, Waynesboro, VA; two brothers, Allen H. “Buddy” Koontz, Jr., Stuarts Draft, VA and Carl R. Koontz, Biloxi, MS.
He is survived by a sister, Patricia K. Hunton and her husband Johnny, Lynchburg, VA; a daughter, Karen Koontz Spence and her husband, Bill, Stuarts Draft, VA; three sons, Gene Koontz and his wife Lori, Spotsylvania, VA; Mark Koontz and his mate, Karen Ann Webb, Somerset, VA; and Brian Koontz and his wife, Rev. Deborah Koontz, Troy, VA. Mr. Koontz is also survived by five grandsons: Caleb, Aaron and Nathan Spence; Harrison and Jeremy Koontz; eight great grandsons and five great granddaughters.
Interment will be private. Family will have a private gathering to celebrate Mr. Koontz’s life. Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Home is handling arrangements.