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John B. McCoy, 81

November 07, 2009

NOV. 21, 1927-NOV. 5, 2009

John B. McCoy, 81, of 909 Lanvale St., Hagerstown, died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009, at Washington County Hospital.

He was born Nov. 21, 1927, in Mason Dixon, Pa.

He was the son of the late Omer B. and Mary A. (Bowman) McCoy.

He is survived by his wife Lauretta (Shetron) McCoy and his three sons, John D. McCoy, David E. McCoy and Richard L. McCoy, and their wives; a sister, Dorothy Rutherford of Hagerstown; a brother, Charles McCoy of Florida; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

He was first employed by the Pennsylvania Railroad. He went on to work for Fairchild Aircraft, then went to work for the Western Maryland Railroad, later called Chessie. He was also a local painting contractor.

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In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Louise Bonebrake, and a brother, Jack McCoy, both of Hagerstown.

Cremation arrangements are private and are being handled by Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, Hagerstown.

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