Coons, Robert H. (April 22, 1919 - October 30, 1981)
Coon services are held
Douglas Budget - November 5, 1981Graveside services for Robert H. Coons were held Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 11:00 a.m. at the Mount View Cemetery in Basin with Rev. Gary Waddingham officiating.
Mr. Coons died Friday Oct. 30 at the VA hospital in Sheridan. He was born April 22, 1919 in Basin, the son of John A. and Lillian Coons (Cropsey).
He graduated from high school in Basin and served in the Army from 1940 to 1943, he worked on the Dan Cropsey farm until he suffered a stroke in 1966. He moved to the Wyoming Soldiers and Sailors Home in Buffalo in 1967 and he lived there until his death.
He is survived by his sister Margaret Stump of Cody, a nephew John Otto of Douglas, step sisters, Mary House of Greybull and Marie White of Sheridan; step-brothers, Clarence Cropsey of Greybull, James Cropsey of casper and aunts Lois Coons and Marjorie Henderson of Ojai, Calif., Hattie Anderson of Casper.
Memorials may be made to the Wyoming Soldiers and Sailors Home or St. Andrews Episcopal Church in Basin. Atwood Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.