Date of birth: 1 May 1890, Bartholomew County, Indiana
Date of death: 27 Aug 1951, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana
Franklin Evening Star, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, August 28, 1951
Eldon Coy, 61, Dies at Hospital Rites Announced For Edinburg Resident EDINBURG, Aug. 28 - Eldon Coy, age 61, died at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Johnson County Memorial Hospital where he had been a patient for the past week. Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 2 p.m. at the Mutz Funeral Home in charge of the Rev. S. T. Kleis, pastor of the Edinburg Methodist Church. Burial will be made in Rest Haven Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home any time and are invited to attend the services. Bartholomew County Native Mr. Coy was born May 1, 1890 in Bartholomew County, the son of William and Ida Wray Coy. The father died in 1943. In Dec. 1923 he married Miss Ethel Huff, who survives, with one daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Patrick of Seymour. Others remaining are the mother, and two brothers, Milo Coy, Edinburg and Clarence Coy, Columbus, and a sister, Mrs. Gladys Rairdon, Shelbyville. Mr. Coy was a member of the Old Union Church. He had been a resident of Edinburg a number of years.
Source: Columbus Evening Republican, Columbus, Bartholomew County, August 28, 1951
ELDON COY, 61, IS STRICKEN EDINBURG, Aug. 28 -- Eldon Coy, 61, died at 6:30 o'clock Monday evening at Johnson County Memorial Hospital at Franklin following a week's illness. Mr. Coy was born May 1, 1890, in Bartholomew County to Will and Ida Wray Coy. His father died in 1943, in December of 1913 he married Miss Ethel Huff. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Patrick of Seymour; two brothers, Milo Coy of Edinburg and Clarence Coy of Columbus, and a sister, Mrs. Gladys Rairdon of Shelbyville. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Mutz funeral home here, conducted by the Rev. S. J. Kleis. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery.
Submitted by Mark Wirey
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