Eddie Koonce Jr

September 21, 1970 ~ May 3, 2022 (age 51)



Eddie Koonce was born on September 21, 1970 to Gloria Jonesand Eddie Koonce Sr (preceded him in death). in Bradenton, Florida.  Eddie received his education from Manatee County Schools System.  Eddie had a passion for cooking new and exciting dishes which he learned from his grandmother and mother.  Eddie was a social butterfly who could bright up any room he entered with his smile and smooth charismatic personality.  Eddie had the ability to make a complete strangerfeel comfortable with his welcoming and kind- hearted spirit.  Eddie was a skilled painter by profession and a hard worker. Eddie enjoyed fishing and listening to the smooth sound of old school music.  Eddie was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, Uncle, and friend.  

He leaves to cherish his Wife Tenisha, Tampa, FL; 2 daughters Chanel Koonce, and Jamari Bruce. 1 Son: Marquis Koonce. Siblings: Stevie , David , Joan, Gale Presha (Bruce), Linda, Keisha, Craig Koonce, Jessica.

Grandchildren: Marquis Koonce Jr., Monroe Koonce, MakhiaKoonce, Makhi Konce, Jamari Jackson Jr., and Ja’mia Jackson.

He memories will be cherished by all who knew him.  We love you forever and you will be surely missed.  Eddie would leave a great impression upon anyone who met him. His Legacy will live on in the hearts of those who loved him.  His love, courage, strength, faith, and perseverance will live on in our hearts forever.  

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May 13, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Westside Funeral Home
204 7th St W.
Palmetto, FL 34221

Celebration of Life
May 14, 2022

1:00 PM
Faith Temple COGIC
1803 18th St Ct E
Palmetto, FL 34221

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