Johnnie W. Coon

Oct. 17, 1959 – Dec. 3, 2021


Johnnie W. Coon, age 62 of Gresham, died Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, at Seward. He was born Oct. 17, 1959, to Leland and Lottie (Barton) Coon in Seward. On March 9, 1987, he was united in marriage to Polly Cain in Utica.

Johnnie was a mechanic and loved cars. He also loved music and playing guitar, landscaping, and loved his dogs Shilo and Lilly.

He is survived by his wife Polly of Gresham; son, Jessie Coon (Megan Romero) of York; daughter, Alexandrea (Shane Burchfield) Coon of Gresham; brothers Leland (Janet) Coon of Seward and George (Susan) Coon of Belle Vista, Arkansas; sister, Carol Mueller of Lincoln; and brother-in-law, Tony Cain of Gresham.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Bob.

A memorial service was Dec. 11 at Gresham Presbyterian Church with inurnment in Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Gresham. Memorial contributions are suggested to the family for later designation. Condolences may be left for the family online at