COY, Wayne Wilbur

Date of birth: 21 December 1910, Brown County, Indiana

Date of death: 28 February 1929, Edinburg, Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Evening Star, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, March 2, 1929

Wayne Coy, Age 18, Born in 
Brown County - Funeral 
Sunday Afternoon
EDINBURG, March 2. - Wayne 
Coy, 18-year-old son and 
second child of Wilbur and 
Flossie Coy, passed away 
at his home, on State Road 
31, just at the edge of 
Edinburg, Thursday after-
noon at 1:30.
      Wayne had not been 
feeling well for the past 
month, but was able to be 
up most of the time and 
his condition was not con-
sidered serious until Thurs-
day morning about 10:30, 
when he suddenly became 
unconscious and death came 
just four hours later.
      He was born Dec. 21, 
1910, in Brown County and 
lived in the community in 
which he was born until 
about 18 months ago, when 
he came to Edinburg with 
his parents, who own and 
operate a filling station 
on State Road 31.
      The past year he 
has been employed at the 
Swinn's sawmill, south-
east of Edinburg.  He was 
a member of New Bethel 
Church in Brown County and 
had been a faithful atten-
dant to the M.E. Sunday 
school since the family 
moved to Edinburg.
      He leaves to mourn 
for him the father and 
mother; five brothers, 
Virgil, Orvil, Kenneth, 
Paul and Ervin; three 
sisters, Ardith, of 
Indianapolis; Ruth and 
Pauline at home and two 
grandparents, W. I. and 
Eliza Coy; besides a 
host of friends.
      Funeral services 
will be conducted at the 
Methodist Church Sunday 
afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.  
Burial will be made in 
Rest Haven Cemetery.
      Mr. and Mrs. Coy 
will bury their second 
born child, the first 
death in the family, on 
their twentieth wedding 

Submitted by Mark Wirey

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