COY, Harold Lee

Date of birth: 19 Jul 1933, Bartholomew County, Indiana

Date of death: 26 Dec 1990, Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana

Source: Edinburgh Wright-Hageman Library Obituary Search Program

     Harold L. Coy, 57, died December 1, 1990. 
He was born in Bartholomew County July 19, 1933. His 
father is Norman Coy. His mother was Dorothy (Wycoff) 
Coy. He married Ethel Blanford in 1952. She died in 1970. 
Survivors include three sons, Douglas, Roger, and Harold 
Jr. ; and a daughter, Mary Alice Coy; brother, Gene Coy; 
two sisters, Norma Burton and Connie Mayer; and seven 
grandchildren. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean 
conflict. He belonged to the American Legion post in 
Edinburgh. 

Source: Columbus Republic, Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana, December 27, 1990
Harold L. Coy
      EDINBURGH — Harold L. Coy, 57, of Edinburgh, 
died at 9:27 p.m. Wednesday at Bartholomew County 
Hospital following a lengthy illness.
      He was an Army veteran of the Korean War, a 
member of Edinburgh American Legion and a life-
long resident of Edinburgh.
      Funeral will be conducted by the Rev. George 
Eagler at 2 p.m. Saturday at Eskew-Eaton Funeral 
Home, where calling will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday.  
Military graveside service by members of Edinburgh 
American Legion and burial will be at Rest Haven 
Cemetery.
      Born July 19, 1933, in Bartholomew County, 
Coy was the son of Norman Coy of Edinburgh and 
the late Dorothy Wycoff Coy.  He married Ethel 
Blanford in 1952.  She died in 1970.
      Surviving are sons, Douglas Coy of Taylorsville, 
Roger Coy of Lexington and Harold Coy Jr. of Michi-
gan City; a daughter, Mary Alice Coy of Franklin; a 
brother, Gene Coy of Edinburgh; sisters, Norma Burton 
of Florida and Connie Mayer of Edinburgh; seven 
grandchildren; four nieces; and two nephews.

Source: Franklin Daily Journal, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, December 27, 1990
Harold L. Coy
      Harold L. Coy, 57, died of natural causes 
Wednesday at Bartholomew County Hospital 
in Columbus.  He was a resident of Edinburgh.
      He was born in Bartholomew County July 
19, 1933.  His father is Norman Coy of Edinburgh.  
His mother was Dorothy (Wycoff) Coy.  He married 
Ethel Blanford in 1952.  She died in 1970.  Survi-
vors include three sons, Douglas Coy of Taylors-
ville, Roger Coy of Lexington and Harold Coy Jr. 
of Michigan City; and a daughter, Mary Alice Coy 
of Franklin; a brother, Gene Coy of Edinburgh; 
two sisters, Norma Burton of Florida and Connie 
Mayer of Edinburgh; and seven grandchildren. 
      He was an Army veteran of the Korean conflict.
      He belonged to the American Legion post in 
Edinburgh.
      The Rev. George Eagler will conduct a service 
at 2 p.m. Saturday at Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home 
in Edinburgh.  Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. 
Friday at the funeral home.  The Edinburgh Ameri-
can Legion post will conduct graveside military 
services at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh 
following the funeral. 
Submitted by Mark Wirey