COY, Eldon

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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