Date of birth: 15 Feb 1912 Bartholomew County, Indiana
Date of death: 10 Jun 1998 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana
Source: Franklin Daily Journal, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, June 11, 1998
TRAFALGAR Hansel B. Coy Hansel B. Coy, 86, died Wednesday, June 10, 1998, at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin. He was a resident of Trafalgar and a former resident of Franklin. He was born Feb 15, 1912, in Barth- olomew County. His parents were Lora and Mina E. (McKee) Coy. He married Flossie L. Snyder in Brown County in 1942. She preceded him in death Dec. 13, 1974. He married Mary (Swartz) Earles Aug. 26, 1979, in Franklin. She survives. Other survivors include three sons, Donald L. Coy and Bernard G. Coy, both of Trafalgar, and Jeffery L. Coy of Franklin; a daughter, Betty L. Barrow of Harrison, Ohio; two stepsons, Stanley Earles and Stephen W. Earles, both of Franklin; a stepdaughter, Arlene Inabnitt of Franklin; three brothers, Neil Coy of Columbus and Clifford Coy and Dennis Lee Coy, both of Edinburgh; three sisters, Carmen Freeze of Franklin, Etheleen Voris of Greenwood and Mercedes Park of Nineveh; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grand- children. He was preceded in death by a sister, Muriel Coy. He was employed by Amos-Thompson Corp. in Edinburgh as a veneer cutter for 23 years, retiring in 1956, then farmed from 1956 to 1976. During the 1930s he also worked on the John A. George Ranch in Brown County, raising and training Arabian horses. He was a member of Trafalgar Christian Church, Johnson County Farm Bureau and A.D. Camping Club. He enjoyed gardening and camping. The Rev. James Gazaway will conduct a service at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Meredith- Clark Funeral Home in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh. Memorial contributions may be made to Trafalgar Christian Church Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 147, Trafalgar, IN 46181.
Submitted by Mark Wirey
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