Michael Anthony McCoy

Lynchburg, Virginia

Mar 28, 1966 – Dec 2, 2012


Monday, March 28th 1966
Sunday, December 2nd 2012
Princeton University


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Community Funeral Home, Inc - Lynchburg Obituary

On the morning of December 2, 2012, Michael Anthony McCoy was called to sing in the heavenly choir. He was born March 28, 1966 in Lynchburg, Virginia, to Ora S. McCoy and the late Deacon Edward L. McCoy Sr. In addition to his father he was preceded in death by his grandparents, Deacon John...

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I did not know Mike well during the time we were both at Princeton in the late 1980s, but I had the great privilege of working with him on a recording project, along with Will McKenna and Joel Bassuk. I will never forget MIke's truly incredible voice, piano playing, and spirit. Despite not having seen him or heard his music for 25 years, I can vividly remember his sound and presence to this day, especially his wonderful vocal and piano rendition of the song "Sweet Potato Pie". I...

Michelle Johnson

Mike, will be truly missed by family, friends and music industry associates. We heard of the homegoing from his brother. We will continue to keep Ms. Ora and family in prayer!!!


Evangeline and Michelle White (Johnson)
Joe and Clara McCoy's neices

Mrs. McCoy,
Until I moved to another state in 8th grade, Mike and I were in most of the same classes together. He was one of the most intelligent, helpful, and talented individuals that I have had the pleasure of calling my friend. I am greatly saddened by his passing, but I have no doubt that in God's time we will see each other again and continue that friendship where it left off. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

My deepest condolences to Mike's mother and family. He was greatly loved at Princeton and his voice was so beautiful that I can still hear him singing. May the Lord keep you all in His warm embrace until you see your loved one again in paradise.

Mike & Laura Appomattox Co. High School Choir 1984

You were and will always be one of my best and dearest friends and I will see you one day very soon with our Father in Heaven. I love you very much!!! Ora,Ed & family, my thoughts and prayers are with you always!
Much love,
Laura Lynn Magann

Mike McCoy & Laura Magann ACHS Choir 1984

Mike's beautiful spirit and wonderful voice will forever echo in this earth. - Wincey/True Image, New Image

I am soooo very sorry you are gone my dear cousin...I can't even begin to say. You were certainly cheated of this life...as was EVERYONE that knew you! I regret soooo very much that we didn't share more times together over the years. You were one of the kindest souls I can say I've ever had the pleasure of knowing and sharing a name with...with the voice of an Angel! You will no doubt be terribly missed...by so many!!!
And...to my Aunt Ora & cousin Eddie...I wish you much Love &...

Ora, Ed and family,
In your grief and loss, please know that you are always remembered. We are praying for you and honoring the memory of Michael in our thoughts.
Much love to you.
Valerie Paige-Clark and family