Oscar Lee Koontz

Published 11:41 am Friday, April 22, 2022

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Mr. Oscar Lee Koontz, 90, of Dorse Road, Mocksville, died Thursday, April 21, 2022, at Bermuda Commons Rehabilitation Center in Advance.

He was born on Jan. 17, 1932 in Mocksville to the late Adren Dorse and Sudie Campbell Koontz.

Oscar was a faithful Christian. He had been a member of Jericho Church of Christ and for the past 27 years a member of North Main Street Church of Christ. He had many cherished friendships among his church family and the Davie Academy community. Oscar lived on the family farm on Dorse Road all of his 90 years. He loved to farm and especially loved working with cattle. He was an electrician by trade and worked for Shell Electric C. of Statesville for a number of years. He started Koontz and Son Electrical Co. and worked with his son, Jimmy. Before his retirement he worked at Davie County Hospital in the maintenance department. Oscar loved having his family live close by.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: Sara, his wife of 70 years; his son, Jerry Lee Koontz; a brother, Adren Koontz; and 2 sisters, Kathleen Daniels and Frances McGarity.

Survivors include: 3 children, Jimmy Koontz (Carolyn), Elaine Snow (Jimmy), all of Mocksville and Mark Koontz (Amy) of Salisbury; 5 grandchildren, Jessica Nichols (Blake), Sara Davis (Caleb), Jamie Wilson (Matt), Jacob Snow (Kawoni) and Logan Koontz; 10 great-grandchildren, Tyler, Levi and Bryson Nichols, Adren and Cass Davis, Brayden, C.J., Emersyn and Madisyn Wilson and Kanen Snow; and nieces and nephews, Doris Yost (Bob), Wayne Daniels (Mickey), Walter Pence (Pat) and Mary Jo Frye.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Monday, April 25 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Mr. Jered Markman and Mr. Jimmy Snow officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. A private interment will follow at Jericho Church of Christ Cemetery.

Memorials may be considered for: North Main Street Church of Christ, 605 N. Main St., Mocksville, NC 27028; or Carolina Bible Camp, PO.Box 1234, Mocksville.

Online condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.