May 28, 1941 - January 10, 2019
Larry Richard Coon, age 77, passed away on January 10, 2019 in Stockton, CA. He was born on May 28th, 1941 Stockton, CA to Willard J. Coon and Agnes F. Coon.
Larry is survived by wife, Lenore Coon; children, Patrick Coon (Cindy), Andrea Coon, Don Hudson (Sheri), Robert Hudson and Denise Hudson-Mendoza (Angelo); grandchildren, Julia Coon, Nicole Coon, Breanna Coon, Brandon DeLorie, Brooke Marshall, Marissa Hudson, Haley Hudson, Hannah Hudson, Loren Azarcon, Angelo Mendoza and Jacob Mendoza; great grandchildren, Logan Hudson and Leighton Hudson; also survived by nephews, Jeff Coon and Scott Berru; and niece Stacey Berrum.
He is preceded in death by his parents Willard and Agnes Coon, brother Jerry Coon, sister Phyllis D. Berrum and grandson Joshua Hudson.
Larry attended local schools and graduated from Stagg High School in 1959.
He was a purchasing agent throughout the years for Electric Lighting, Super Mold Corp. and retired after 30 years with San Joaquin County. Larry was well respected by his pears and associates. He was also a member of NAPM, CAPPO, Sertoma, Elks Lodge #218 and Stockton Rod & Gun Club and held various board positions over the years.
Larry enjoyed traveling with close friends to Mexico annually for the last 15 years additionally he also enjoyed his hunting excursions to Argentina, Texas, Colorado and Washington with his good friend Irv Handel and others. He loved traveling to Oregon, Nevada and Northern California on Photography trips as this was his favorite hobby. Larry also enjoyed trap shooting on Wednesdays with his friends at the Stockton Trap and Skeet Club and competing in NorCal & Central Cal trap competitions, he once scored a perfect round of 25/25 in competition.
His latest passion was volunteering with VIPS with the Stockton Police dept.
In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Stockton Police “VIPS”.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 from 10:00am - 8:00pm at Vineyard Chapel at Cherokee Memorial Park, located at 14165 N. Beckman Rd, Lodi, CA 95240.
There will be a memorial service Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 1pm also to be held at Vineyard Chapel at Cherokee Memorial Park, 14165 N. Beckman Rd, Lodi, CA 95240, with a celebration of life to follow at Woodbridge Greens Club House in Woodbridge, CA.
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Cherokee Memorial is honored to serve the Coon family.