Roger Koon, loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend passed away on June 27. He was 64 years old.
Roger was born on August 6, 1952 in Thomaston, GA to Marvin and Virginia Koon.
He is survived by his brother (Farris), wife (Peggy), five children and 14 grandchildren.
Roger spent his early years growing up in Georgia until he enlisted in the Army, serving as a linguist.
Later, Roger served in the National Guard, continuing to show his love and devotion to this great country.
Roger spent most of his career working as a loan officer for the USDA in Monticello, UT. More recently, he and his wife relocated to Tooele, UT.
Roger was a loving father to five children and their spouses Ryan (Danielle), Troy (Emily), Stacy (Greg), Lindsey (Trent), and Kyle (Andrea).
He is remembered as a devoted grandfather to his 14 grandchildren. They were some of his greatest joys in life.
Roger lived his life to the fullest, devoting his time to God, family and his country.
He was an active member of the Church of Jesus of Latter-day Saints.
He enjoyed spending his leisure time servings the Boy Scouts and in the outdoors riding his bike, hunting, fishing or playing golf.
Funeral services were held July 1 in Tooele, UT.