Harry Eugene Koontz Sr., 80

June 07, 2010
  • Harry Eugene Koontz Sr., 80

APRIL 26, 1930-JUNE 4, 2010

Hagerstown - Harry Eugene Koontz Sr. 80, of Edgewood Place, Hagerstown, passed away Friday, June 4, 2010, at Washington County Hospital.

Born April 26, 1930, in Williamsport, Md., he was the son of the late George W. and Minnie (Straitiff) Koontz.

He attended Williamsport schools.

He was employed by New York Central Iron Works of Hagerstown and retired from the City of Hagerstown in 1992.

He is survived by his companion, Doris E. Hose of Hagerstown; sons, Skip Koontz and wife, Kathy, of Sharpsburg and David Koontz of Frederick; daughter, Melissa Lake of Hagerstown; sisters, Virginia Hause and husband, Raymond, of Leitersburg, Ann Myers and husband, Lavey, of Hagerstown and Florence Gifford of Hagerstown; grandchildren, Megan Koontz, Holly Luther and husband, Jim, and Aaron Lake and wife, Tara; great-grandchildren, Courtney Lake, Zachary Lake, Ansley Lake and Addison Luther; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Genevie Gossard; and brothers, George Koontz, Ray Koontz, Philip Koontz, William Koontz and Paul Koontz.


A celebration of life will be Wednesday, June 9, 2010, at 2 p.m. at Bethel United Methodist Church, Chewsville, Md., with the Rev. Bill Warehime officiating. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations may be made to the Boy Scouts of America, Mason-Dixon Council, 18600 Crestwood Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Arrangements were made by J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg.

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