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Pastor Alan Dale Koch, age 54, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Tuesday, December 9, 2014. He was born on July 22, 1960 to the late William and Mary McIntire Koch. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Earleen Koch and brother, Robert Koch.
Alan loved the outdoors, especially hiking, fishing and golf. He had a large loving family that he enjoyed spending time with.
Alan had the honor of pastoring at several churches, making many friends along the way. One of the highlights of his career and personal life was the many mission trips that he was honored to participate and assist with.
He was a United States Marine Veteran.
Pastor Alan is survived by his wife of 34 years, Mary Koch; daughter and son-in-law, Audra Lloyd and husband Steve; sisters: Linda Farr, Tammy Sultaire, Cheryl Keifer, Pauleen Kidd and Tracy Lord; brother, Bill Koch; grandchildren: Mary E. Koch, Kaylynn Lloyd, Sarah Lloyd and Joshua Sikes; great grandson, Ronnie Alan; four nieces and thirteen nephews; his church family and many special friends.
Funeral service for Pastor Alan Koch was conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 13, 2014 at the Sugar Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Jack Roddy officiating. Music was provided by the Sugar Grove Baptist Church Choir.
The family received friends from 12-2:00 p.m. on Saturday, prior to the service at the church.
Pallbearers were Alan’s grandson, Joshua Sykes and the Christian men from local churches. Honorary pallbearers were Deacons and Trustees of Sugar Grove Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers and food the family respectfully requests food be sent to the Sugar Grove Baptist Church on Saturday for meal following service or make a donation in Alan’s memory to the Lottie Moon Mission Fund, c/o Sugar Grove Baptist Church, 925 Sugar Grove Church Road, Butler, TN 37640.
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The family of Pastor Alan Dale Koch has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church St., Mountain City, TN.