Mr. Gary Kauffman Koontz, age 81 of Chase City, VA, died Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at his home. He is survived by his longtime companion Elizabeth “Betsy” Andrews of the home; nieces Ruth M. “Midge” Koontz and Susan Cooney (Wade); and nephew, William Starner (Sandy). Mr. Koontz was preceded in death by his parents, Garry Charles & Marie Koontz; a sister, Dorothy K Starner and brother, Karl Koontz.
A celebration of life service will be conducted at 11am, Saturday, October 14, 2017 at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Chase City, VA with interment to follow in the Colley Family Cemetery. The family request memorial considerations be directed to St. John’s Episcopal Church, 338 E 4th St., Chase City, VA 23924 or Mecklenburg County Cancer Assoc., P O Box 311, Chase City, VA 23924. Online condolences may be placed at www.farrarfuneralhome.net. Farrar Funeral Home of South Hill is serving the family.