COY, Hugh Russell

Date of birth: 14 Jun 1904, Johnson County, Indiana

Date of death: 19 Sep 1982, Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana

Source: Shelbyville News, Shelbyville, Shelby, Indiana, September 20, 1982

Hugh R. Coy
      Hugh R. Coy, 78, 520 S. 
Miller St., died at 1:10 p.m. 
Sunday at W.S. Major Hospital, 
where he had been a patient 
for one week.
      Mr. Coy retired in 1964 
from International Harvester, 
where he had been employed for 
23 years.  He had lived in Shelby-
ville for the past 21 years, and 
prior to that he was a resident 
of Fairland.  He was a member of 
Town and Country Christian Church 
and an associate member of the 
F.O.P lodge.
      Born in Johnson County June 
14, 1904, he was a son of John and 
Lydia (Walters) Coy.  He is survived 
by his wife, Ruth B. (Hoppes) Coy, 
whom he married March 24, 1961, in 
Shelbyville.  He was previously 
married to Edelle Williams, who died 
July 16, 1959.
      Also surviving are three sons, 
H. Robert Coy, Fairland, Duane Coy, 
Shelbyville, and Carroll Coy, R. R. 
1, Waldron; two stepchildren, Jack 
Winkler, Franklin, and Judith Hend-
ricks, Shelbyville; 14 grandchildren; 
and 13 great-grandchildren.  Three 
sisters and two brothers preceded him 
in death.
      Services will be at 10:30 a.m. 
Wednesday at Ewing Mortuary, with the 
Revs. Danny Pelfrey and Porter Riner 
officiating.  Burial will be in Second 
Mount Pleasant Cemetery.
      Friends may call at the mortuary 
after 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Submitted by Mark Wirey

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