COY, Oliver W.

Date of birth: 30 October 1908 Bartholomew County, Indiana

Date of death: 20 June 1976 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Daily Journal, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana June 21, 1976

Oliver W. Coy rites Wednesday
      Oliver W. Coy, 67, Franklin 
route two, died Sunday in Johnson 
County Hospital after a year-long 
      Mr. Coy was born October 30, 
1908, in Bartholomew County and was 
the son of John and Lydia (Walters) 
Coy.  He lived most of his life in 
the Franklin-Greenwood area.
      Mr. Coy was a retired farmer 
and truck driver.  He hauled live-
stock to Indianapolis from the 
various communities he lived in.  
He was also a member of the Acton 
Baptist Church.
      Survivors include his widow, 
Elizabeth; son, William E. Coy, 
Whiteland; stepson, Gene E. McRae, 
Indianapolis; brothers, Elba Coy, 
Houston, Texas, and Hugh Coy, Shelby-
ville; and eight grandchildren.  A 
daughter, Dorothy Joann Belton, pre-
ceded him in death.
      Services will be held Wednesday 
at 1:30 p.m. in the J.C. Wilson Green-
wood Chapel with entombment in Washington 
Park East Cemetery, Indianapolis.  Rev. 
Al Brown will conduct the services.  
Friends may call after 5 p.m. today.

Submitted by Mark Wirey

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