Richard was born in Huntington Beach, CA to Charles and Juanita Koontz. He lived in Missouri until 1965 when he moved to Delhi where he had lived until his passing.
He was the best loving husband, grandfather and great grandfather. He was a truck driver for 17 years. Richard will be greatly missed by all. We love you.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Elaine Koontz; children Linda Ford, Richard Koontz Jr. and Sheila Johnson; brother Darrell Koontz; eight grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren.
Private services were held.