Roger C. McCoy, age 72, of Edinboro, passed away October 6, 2012 at UPMC Hamot. Born in East Liverpool, Ohio on November 21, 1939, he a son of the late Glenn and Annabelle McCoy. Roger served with the U.S. Army, and he had worked at Troyer's for 18 years before retiring in 2002. He previously was employed at General Electric for 11 years. Roger was a member of McLane Church in Edinboro and he served his Lord there. He enjoyed family and friends, and especially liked playing games and taking family on tractor rides. He loved helping his grandchildren learn to fish and seeing them catch some big ones, and he enjoyed hunting and making maple syrup. Preceding him in death were three sisters-- Grace, Kathy, and Betty; and four brothers-- Paul, Robert, Ray, and Gene. Surviving family members include his wife of 51 years, Dotty Colvin McCoy; two daughters-- Sherry Haight and Renee Becker; a son-- Tim McCoy; six grandchildren--Duane, Irene, Matt, Amanda, Corey, and Kimmy; and three great-grandchildren-- Tyler, Page, and Hunter. Roger is further survived by six sisters-- Donna Heebner, Margaret Cross (Jim), Glenda Bock, Janet Smiley (Ben), Sue Conley, and Michelle Bullock; five brothers-- Gary McCoy (Nancy), Richard McCoy (Alice), John McCoy (Nelda), Joe McCoy (Di), and Harry McCoy; and many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Van Matre Family Funeral Home, 306 Erie Street, Edinboro on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and may attend funeral services there on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Tom Shelow officiating. Burial will be in Edinboro Cemetery. Memorials may be made to McLane Church, 12511 Edinboro Road, Edinboro, PA 16412. Condolences may be sent at www.vanmatrefuneralhome.com.
Published in the Erie Times-News on October 8, 2012