Mr. Koon retired from the Newberry Police Department in 1996 and for the past 17 years has been co-owner and operator of Unique Fitness Center in Newberry. He graduated from Newberry High School and the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. He continued his education at Newberry College and Piedmont Technical College. Mr. Koon currently holds a Group II Retired Police State Constables Commission. He served the United States Army in its Military Police Division in Fort Jackson, South Carolina, Fort Gordon, Georgia, Fort Shelby, Mississippi and in South Korea.
Mr. Koon is a member of Wightman United Methodist Church, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Association, the Newberry County Law Enforcement Association and Masonic Lodge #87 of Newberry.