COY, Herbert LeRoy

Date of birth: 31 Mar 1914, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana

Date of death: 29 Oct 2003, Greenwood, Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Daily Journal, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, October 31, 2003

Herbert LeRoy Coy
      Herbert LeRoy Coy, 89, died Wednesday, 
Oct. 29, 2003, in Greenwood. He was a resi-
dent of Greenwood.
      He was born March 31, 1914, in Indian-
apolis. His parents were John Samuel and 
Della Myrtle (True) Coy. He married Lillian 
Blanche (Kaufman) Coy on June 22, 1939. 
She survives. Other survivors include three 
sons, Melvin Coy of New Whiteland, Richard 
Coy of Marana, Ariz., and Dennis Coy of 
Rosebud, Mo.; a daughter, Dorothy Jackson 
of Valparaiso; 15 grandchildren; 33 great-
grandchildren; and five great-great-grand-
      He was employed by Shuron Continental 
Optical Co. as a machinist for 37 years, 
retiring in 1976. He was a union shop 
steward. He was also employed by the Daily 
Journal as a route manager in the late 1970s.
      He attended New Whiteland Christian 
Church and served as past president of 
Roswell, N.M., AARP.
      A service will be conducted at 2:30 
p.m. Monday at N.F. Chance Funeral Home, 
504 E. National Ave. in Indianapolis. 
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday 
at the funeral home. Burial will be at 
Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in White River 
      Memorial contributions may be made to 
Bluff Creek Christian Church, 6286 W. State 
Road 144, Greenwood, IN 46143. 

Submitted by Mark Wirey

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