COY, David Oscar

Date of birth: 12 June 1859 Bartholomew County, Indiana

Date of death: 30 May 1936 Johnson County, Indiana

Franklin Evening Star, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, June 1, 1936

REV. D. O. COY, 76, SUCCUMBS SATURDAY
Funeral Tuesday at Edinburg Christian Church  
Burial in Rest Haven Cemetery
      The Rev. David Oscar Coy, age 76, died 
Saturday afternoon at the home of his sister, 
Mrs. L.A. Wirey. He had been seriously ill 
for several weeks.  Mr. Coy had resided with 
his sister for the past four years. 
      Funeral services will be held at the 
Edinburg Christian Church Tuesday afternoon 
at 2 o'clock.  The services will be in 
charge of the Rev. E. E. Aldrich, pastor of 
the Grace Methodist Church, Mr. Coy’s pastor 
for the past four years, assisted by the Rev. 
Ray Bozell, a member of his own conference. 
      Burial will be made in Rest Haven 
Cemetery.
      Friends may call at the Wirey home 
south of Franklin any time before noon 
Tuesday.
      Mr. Coy was born in Bartholomew 
County, June 12, 1859.  For forty-five 
years he served as pastor in the Christian 
Church.  He retired from active work in 
the ministry following the death of his 
wife, Dolly Stillabower Coy, in Nov., 1930.
      Surviving are the sister, Mrs. Wirey, 
with whom he made his home, and three 
brothers, John Coy, of Needham; William 
and Ira Coy, of Edinburg. 

Source: Columbus Evening Republican, Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana June 1, 1936

REV. D. O. COY TAKEN BY DEATH
RETIRED MINISTER, NATIVE OF THIS COUNTY, 
DIES IN FRANKLIN.
      Edinburg, June 1 -- Rev. D. O. Coy, 75, 
formerly of Taylorsville and this community, 
died at the home of his sister, Mrs. L. A. 
Wirey, near Franklin Saturday evening following 
a short illness.
      Funeral services will be conducted from 
the Franklin Christian church Tuesday with 
burial in Rest Haven here.
      Mr. Coy was born in Bartholomew county 
June 12, 1859, to Matthew and Rebecca Coy 
and was married Dec. 23, 1884, to Miss Dolly 
Stillabower of this community.  When a young 
man he was ordained a minister.  He later moved 
to Lebanon where he held a pastorate at the 
Lebanon Street New Light Christian church for 
many years.  His wife died in Lebanon.  A few 
years ago he came to the home of his sister near 
Franklin where he has resided until his demise.
      He is survived by three brothers and the
 sister, Ira and William Coy, both of Edinburg, 
and John Coy of Needham; several nieces and 
nephews.

Submitted by Mark Wirey

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