Larry E. Koon

Larry Edwin Koon, 42, of Parkersburg, went to be with our Lord unexpectedly on Feb. 23, 2013, at his residence.

Larry was born Jan. 10, 1971, in Parkersburg, a son of the late Laurence E. and Norma Y. (Goff) Koon.

Larry served as a heavy equipment operator for over 20 years for the Northwestern and Waste Management corporation of Parkersburg. He was a very hard worker who was a wonderful person, father, brother, uncle and friend. He touched the lives of many with his sense of humor and his willingness to help anyone in need. He will be greatly missed by many and never forgotten by all.

He is survived by his daughter, Samantha Jo Koon (Bob Carpenter), Parkersburg; brothers, David Goff (Melissa), Parkersburg, Les Koon (Jennifer), Belpre, Gary Koon, Parkersburg, Danny Goff (Heather), Parkersburg, Steve Goff, Parkersburg, and Nathan Goff (Amber), Mineral Wells; sisters, Melissa Koon (Thomas Riffle), Parkersburg, and Diane Moore-Koon (Chester Bush), Spencer, W.Va.; nieces and nephews, Corey, Kody, Josh and Haley Koon, Brett Koon (Megan Gibson) and Christa Koon (Jayson Brandjes); and great nieces and nephews, Mason, Alena, Jailee, Jaiden and Caitlynn.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with the Rev. Jackie Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Creston, W.Va. Visitation will be Thursday from 6-8 p.m. and Friday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at