Billy Ray Koone, age 81 of Forest City, passed away Friday, August 7, 2020.
Bill was born March 9, 1939 in Rutherford County and was a son of the late Addie Joe Koone and Ola Rollins Koone. Bill served his country in the United States Navy.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Hyder Koone in 2011, his daughter, Ronna Koone, brothers, Woodrow Koone and Paul Koone, and sister, Bonnie Koone.
Survivors include his daughter, Dana Koone Bright, and husband Robbie of Forest City, his brother, Clyde Koone of Shelby, his sisters, Myrtle Padgett of Falls Church, VA, Ruby Cole of Hendersonville, and Daisy Daughtrey of Spindale. There are also five grandchildren.
Services were private.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Family Resources of Rutherford County, Post Office Box 1619, Forest City, NC 28043.