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Robert “Bob” Wilson Koonce

December 20, 1955 — June 20, 2022

Robert “Bob” Wilson Koonce, 66, of Columbus, GA passed away on Monday, June 20, 2022 at his home. Graveside services will be held at Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 beginning at 1:00 PM.

Bob was born on December 20, 1955 to Paul Keith Koonce and Sondra D. (Wilson) Koonce. On March 25, 1989, he married Patricia Ann (Akridge) Grimes and together raised three children. Bob was a member of the American Post #22 and a veteran serving with the United States Army.

Survivors include his wife Patricia; three children Bobby K. Koonce of Florida, Jonathan C. Grimes and Jamie-Ann, both of Columbus, GA. Also surviving is one sister Debra Mae Koonce Ferree of Linton, IN and his mother Sondra D. (Wilson) Koonce of Linton, IN. He is also survived by grandchildren and several dozen nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

Bob is preceded in death by his father Paul Keith Koonce of Linton, IN, a brother Michael “Mike” Jay Wilson of Switz City, IN and his grandparents Ralph and Margaret Wilson and Herb and Nadine Koonce, all of Indiana.

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery

553 AL-165, Fort Mitchell, AL 36856

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