Glenn Wilson Koontz

Published 3:07 pm Friday, March 18, 2022

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Glenn Wilson Koontz, 86, of Mocksville, died Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at Gordon Hospice House in Statesville.

He was born Sept. 7, 1935 in Davie County to the late Marshall Wilson and Laura Hasseltine Campbell Koontz.    Glenn was a member of the NC National Guard for eight years, and had retired from Celanese.  He was a member of N. Main Street Church of Christ and of Salem United Methodist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: his first wife, Nancy Shaver Koontz; son-in-law, Chuck Lakey; sisters, Elizabeth Woodward and Glenda Mosny; brothers, Charlie A. Koontz and Joe Koontz; sister-in-law, Peggy Koontz; and brother-in-law, Bill Mosny.

Survivors include: his wife, Nancy Ann Phelps Koontz; children, Scarlett Koontz Lakey and Wendell Wilson Koontz; stepdaughter, Teresa Johnson (Harold); brothers, John Koontz, Jack Koontz (Kay), and Arthur Koontz (Barbara); sisters-in-law, Betty Blakley and Jean Koontz; brother-in-law, George Woodward; grandsons, Clinton Lakey and Austin Lakey (Emily); stepgrandchildren, Timothy Johnson (Roxanne), Paul Johnson, Johnathan Johnson, Andrew Johnson, Daisy Cantrell, and Kayleigh Biggs; great-grandchildren, Ethan, Charlestyn, and Perry Grace; and stepgreat-grandchildren, Dakota McDowell and Melanie Ann Anita Johnson.

A funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m., Sunday, March 20 at Salem United Methodist Church with Rev. Ellen Spruill and Pastor Matt Langfield officiating. The service will be available to view on the Lambert Funeral Home website. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The body will be placed in the church, Sunday from 1-3 p.m.  The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall following the service.

Please consider memorials to: Salem UMC Cemetery Fund, c/o Jack Koontz, 1444 Davie Academy Road, Mocksville, NC 27028; Gordon Hospice House, 2341 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625, or N. Main Street Church of Christ, 605 N. Main St., Mocksville, NC 27028.