Everett H. “Skip” Coon

By Orleans Hub Posted 6 December 2022 at 8:47 am

Everett H. “Skip” Coon, was received into the arms of his Savior on Monday, December 5, 2022 at the age of 90.

He was born on September 30, 1932 in Westerly, Rhode Island, a son of the late Walter Coon and Beatrice (Hunt) Coon. Mr. Coon married the former Phyllis Sue Jewell on December 18, 1971. The couple had two daughters and resided in Wyoming, NY for more than 40 years. In 1973 Mr. Coon graduated from the Elohim Bible Institute. Mr. Coon worked as a lineman for National Fuel Gas, retiring in 1995 following 30 years of service. A man of strong faith, Mr. Coon was a member of the East Shelby Community Bible Church. He was an avid gardener and enjoyed biking. Mr. Coon was also an avid letter writer, enjoyed photography and reading history books, magazines and especially the Bible.

Left to cherish his memory are his beloved wife of over 50 years, Sue Coon; daughters, Sue Ellen (Ben) Clark and Amy (Levi) Olsen; four grandchildren, Natalia, Elise, Lillian and Josiah Olsen; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was predeceased by six siblings, Walter Coon, Susan Mosseau, Bernie Campbell, Grace Coon, Herb Coon and Beverly “Belle” McCarthy.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 5PM at the East Shelby Community Bible Church, 5278 E. Shelby Rd., Medina, NY 14103. Arrangements are in the care of Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina. Share condolences at www.cooperfuneralhome.com