Charles Coons, 68, Air Force veteran

HUDSON–Charles W. Coons, 68, died Thursday, November 5, 2009 at Columbia Memorial Hospital.

Born January 30, 1941 in Hudson, he was the son of the late Cecil and Margaret (Hamm) Coons.

Mr. Coons worked for the Hopanos Apartment Complex in Catskill in the maintenance department.

He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1961 until 1965.

Mr. Coons was an avid hunter and a member of Brady’s Volunteer Fire Department in Athens.

Surviving are his wife, Sandra (Dumary) Coons of Athens; his son, Robert Coons of Athens; two daughters, Christine Felix of Florida and Charlene Asbury of Texas; his step-father, Edward Wagner of Stottville; eight grand-children, Andy Felix and Mel Felix, both of Fla., Peter Bangs of New York City, Carl Ditto, Justin Asbury, Victoria Ditto, and Keltie Asbury, all of Texas, and Anna Coons of Athens; his sister, Judy French of Chatham; his brother, Gerald Coons of New York City; one great-grandchild, Nathan Felix of Fla., and several nieces and nephews.

One great-grandchild, Anthony James Felix, died previously.

Services are private and at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are with the Bates & Anderson – Redmond & Keeler Funeral Home in Hudson.




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