Charles McCoy Jr., born in Hawkins County, Tn. at Lions Hospital on September 11, 1953, died December 29, 2019. He was mostly raised in Illinois, where he graduated high school at Brown County High, Mt. Sterling, IL. May 1971. He married Reva Busby McCoy September 1971 and to this union 2 children were born, Charles McCoy IV (Chad) and Alyssa McCoy, both of Mt. Sterling, IL. He joined the US Army in 1973 and remained for approximately 33 years. He was saved at age 8 in Virden, IL and joined the First Baptist Church at Meredosia, IL., where he announced his calling to preach at age 14 and has preached in several states. Preceding him in death were his father, Charles McCoy Sr.; sisters, Teresa McCoy and Ramona McCoy (Bedenbender), both of Mt. Sterling, IL.; maternal grandparents, Everette Hurd (Chief) & Bessie Wright Hurd of Kyles Ford, TN.; paternal grandparents, Charlie McCoy & Della Green McCoy of Eidson, TN. and mother of his children, Reva McCoy of Mt. Sterling, IL.
Left to mourn are;
His wife; Jane Lawson McCoy
Mother; Mildred Hurd McCoy of Blackwater, VA.
Children; Charles McCoy IV and Alyssa McCoy (Orr), both of Mt. Sterling, IL
Step-Children; Melony (Mike) Dyson, Carla (Kenny) Kime and Jimmy Gibson
Granddaughter; Alana Orr
10 step-grandchildren and 3 step-great-grandchildren
Sister; Tammie (Huddleston) McCoy of Table Grove, IL.
Niece; Heather (Farron) Reynolds of Lewistown, IL.
Nephews; Craig (Amanda) Bedenbender of Westbrook, TX and Jery (Cami) Huddleston, US Air Force, Schertz, TX.
4 great nephews and 1 great niece
Aunts; Naomi Seals of Morristown, TN. and Pauline Molton of Knoxville, TN.
Uncle; Doyle Hurd (DJ) of Pontiac, IL.
Special Brother-in-law; Boda Lawson
Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M. on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at the Chinquapin Baptist Church in Sneedville, TN.
Rev. Glen Hurd & Mike Dyson officiating
Internment, with military honors, will follow in the McCoy Cemetery
Serving as pallbearers will be Johnny Kinsler, Denny Burton, Allen McCoy, Alvis Hurd, Donnie McCoy & Craig Bendenbender
Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Boda Lawson and Emory Seals, Brothers in Christ
The family will receive friends from 10 A.M. to 11 A.M. on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at Chinquapin Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to New Melody Church, C/O Boda Lawson, 120 England Valley Road, Duffield, VA. 24244
Online condolences can be made at www.mcneilfuneralhome.com
McNeil Funeral Home in Sneedville, TN. in charge of arrangements