Charles R. McCoy, Jr.
Frankford Twp. - Charles R. McCoy, Jr., 86, of Frankford Township, died Friday, April 9, 2021, at The Homestead Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Frankford Township.
Born in Mt. Holly, Charlie was raised in Moorestown, then resided in Sandyston Township, Dingmans Ferry, Pennsylvania, and Sparta prior to moving to The Homestead one year ago. He was a graduate of the Philadelphia Bible Institute. Charlie was the owner/operator of Sunoco Service Stations and Towing for over 30 years before his retirement. His service stations were located in Branchville, Sandyston and Dingmans Ferry. Charlie's slogan for his stations was "The Real McCoy".
Charlie was a member, former Trustee and Sunday School teacher at the First Baptist Church of Newton. He also attended Blooming Grove Baptist Church of Hawley, Pennsylvania. A former coach for Sandyston Little League, Charlie was also a member of the Sandyston School Board of Education for ten years, a former supervisor for Delaware Township, Pennsylvania. He was also previously involved with the Senior Housing Project in Westfall Township, Pennsylvania. Charlie enjoyed traveling, especially vacationing in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
The son of the late Charles R. McCoy, Sr., and Viola Brown McCoy, Charles was also predeceased by his brother, F. Curtis McCoy; as well as his three sisters, Deloris Bracce, Irene Kemp and Ida Passalacqua. He is survived by his sisters, Kathryn J. House of Sparta, and Grace McCoy of Sparrows Point, Maryland; his brother-in-law, James Passalacqua; and his longtime friend, Millie Lyons, of Wantage. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held at the First Baptist Church of Newton at a later date.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton.
Memorial donations may be made to the First Baptist Church of Newton, 110 Main Street, Newton, NJ 07860. Online condolences may be offered at www.smithmccrackenfuneralhome.com