Charles Vidt Kouns

Male 1938 - 2007

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  • Name  Charles Vidt Kouns 
    Born  1 Aug 1938  Lawrence Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  13 Jan. 2007  Bellefonte Hosp., Ashland, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  17 Jan. 2007  Highland Memorial Gardens, South Point, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Kentucky Marriage Index, 1973-1999 Record
      Name: Charles V Kouns
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Age: 40
      Estimated Birth Year: 1938
      Marriage Date: 7 Oct 1978
      Marital Status: Last marriage ended by divorce
      Previous Marital Status: Never married
      State: Kentucky
      Spouse: Sharon R Milich
      Spouse Age: 26
      Spouse Race: White
      Volume Number: 069
      Certificate Number: 34024
      Marriage License County: Rowan
      Volume Year: 1979

    • Obituaries for Monday, January 15, 2007

      Charles Kouns

      Charles Vidt Kouns, 68, of Ironton passed away Saturday, Jan. 13, 2006, at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Russell, Ky. He was born Aug. 1, 1938, in Ironton, Ohio, the son of the late Samuel W. and Mabel Irene Bruce Kouns.

      He is a retired public health sanitarian from the Ironton City Health Department with 40 years of service. He was a member of the Ohio National Guard and was trained as a combat engineer at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo. He graduated from South Point High School in 1957 and attended Ohio University, Eastern Kentucky University and Central Missouri State. He is a member of the First Baptist Church in Ironton, Ironton Lions Club for more than 30 years, Ohio Health Commission Association and the Ohio Sanitation Association. He has lived in Lawrence County all of his life and was an avid Sprint Car racing fan.

      He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Nancy Knowlton and Grace Bebeau; five brothers, Lee, Jack, Glen, Sam and Don Kouns.

      He is survived by one daughter, Charlene Kouns of Chillicothe, Ohio; four sisters, Ruth Kinder of Ironton, Irene Moiel of Houston, Texas, Dorothy Tiza of Ironton, and Clara Wheeler of Cody, Wyo.

      Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday Jan. 18 at Phillips Funeral Home with the Rev. Dennis Strawn officiating. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Gardens and friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Phillips Funeral Home, 1004 S. Seventh St., Ironton, OH 45638.

      Please make donations to First Baptist Church, 304 S. Fifth St., Ironton, OH 45638 or Ironton Lions Club, In memory of Charles Kouns, P.O. Box 182, Ironton, OH 45638. Online condolences may be expressed at

      The Lions Club will honor him with a service at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

    Person ID  I0014  Kouns Family
    Last Modified  15 Jan 2007 

    Father  Samuel Walstein Kouns,   b. 22 Feb 1896,   d. 14 Jul 1965 
    Mother  Mabel Irene Bruce,   b. 22 Oct 1895,   d. 18 Feb 1968, Kings Dtrs. Hosp.,Ashland, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  3 Jul 1919 
    Family ID  F004  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Hilda Lusher 
     1. Charlene Marie Kouns
    Family ID  F016  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Sharon Raye Milich 
    Last Modified  19 May 2012 
    Family ID  F017  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    1992 Ironton Regatta
    1992 Ironton Regatta
    Charlie Kouns volunteers to take breathalizer test. Read article.