Michael Lynn Coon, 73, passed away in his sleep on September 4, 2019, at his residence in Coalville, Utah. He was born August 7, 1946, in Loma Linda, California to John Delbert Coon and Kathryn Coon (Schaffer). Michael served onboard the USS Coral Sea during the Vietnam War and later became a 2nd Lieutenant in the US Army after receiving his bachelor’s degree from Westminster College.

He lived his life in Utah prior to living in Texas for 25 years then returning to Utah in 2010. He enjoyed bowling, movies, tinkering, collectibles and his weekly night out dining with his lifelong friend Dan Park and family.

He is predeceased by his mother, father, and wife Sharron L Coon. They enjoyed 40 years of marriage until her passing in 2013. Michael is survived by his brother John, Sisters Karen and Carolyn, son Greggory, 3 step-daughters, Launa, Anita, Kay and many other family members including grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Per his request, no services will be held but a celebration of life will happen in May or June of 2020. His cremains will be scattered over the Pacific Ocean near Los Angeles on November 3, 2019, at 4 pm. Michael will be greatly missed.


Services Handled By

Crandall Funeral Home

Life Story Info

Post Date

Oct 28, 2019

Personal Info


Loma Linda, California, United States


Coalville, Utah, United States

Cause of Death

Natural Causes



Religion and Beliefs




Military Affiliation

  • Navy


  • Vietnam War


Republican Party


  • Bachelor's
    Westminster College
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