Nicholas James Koons, went to be with God on Dec 12, 2013 after a sudden and totally unexpected heart attack. Although only 23, his young life was full of joy and accomplishment. He loved football and started playing the game aalmost as soon as he could walk. He played many years in the Bantam Football League. When he was old enough, he played for Freed Middle School and then for Centennial High School. He never got over his love of the game and remained a loyal fan. Nick was a member of the Squires, the International Order of DeMolay and South Pueblo Lodge #31 AF&AM. He was employed as a medical assistant in his father’s office. Most recently, he was employed by Express Scripts. He is survived by his wife Taylor; daughter, Olive; parents, Dexter and Marie; brothers, Patrick and Derrick; sisters, Abby and Nicole; grandmother, Helen McMichael, and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews and nieces. Nick will be sadly missed by family and friends, but we are comforted by knowing that he’s now playing on God’s team. Visitation will be held Today from 3 pm until 6 pm at the mortuary. Funeral service will be held at 2 PM on Monday, Dec 16, 2013 in the Davis Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow in the Mountain View Cemetery. Online condolences at DavisMortuary.com.