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Robert A. Koons

Robert A. Koons Funeral Today 

Funeral services for Robert A. Koons, 77, were held at 3:30 p.m. 
today at Myers Chapel. The Rev. Cyrus Maulding officiated and burial followed in 
Oakwood cemetery. 

Mr. Koons, brother of the late former Mayor John A. Koons, died at 
11:30 a.m. Saturday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Leota Moss, 214 North 12th 
Street, Mt. Vernon. 

Mr. Koons served as a police officer here under two mayors, was 
superintendent of the city park and was street commissioner during the term of 
his brother as mayor. 

He was born November 15, 1872 in Piedmont, Missouri, the son of N. 
W. and Anna (Bates) Koons. 

He was married to Della Pearson who preceded him in death in 1934. 


Mr. Koons was a memeber of the Modern Woodmen of America. 

He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Leota Moss of Mt. Vernon, a 
grandson, two great-granddaughters, and a brother, Joe Koons of Florida. 

Mt. Vernon Register news 
Monday, June 12, 1950
Submitted by Mary Jane Ohms 


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