HAMPSTEAD - Rachel Hawkins McCoy, 85, passed away Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24, 2012, at her home.
Rachel was born in Kinston on October 22, 1927 the daughter of the late Robie Marshall and Geneva Civils Hawkins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, R. Earl McCoy.
Surviving are a son Ron E. McCoy Jr., daughter Janice M. Corbett and husband Sammy, two grandchildren Benjamin D. McCoy and wife Kim, Rachel L. Corbett, and great-grandson Aiden K. McCoy.
A graveside funeral service will be held noon Saturday, December 29, 2012, at Cove City Cemetery, Cove City, NC.
The family would like to give a special thank you to Jane Freeman, Marlene Santiago, Jennifer Bass and the Lower Cape Fear Hospice team for all of the love and care they gave to "Grandma".
Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.
Please share memories and condolences with the family at www.wilmingtoncares.com.
Arrangements are by Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403.