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Richard E. McCoy, Sr.

d. August 22, 2020

Richard E. McCoy, Sr., age 78, of Darbyville, OH, went to Heaven to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 22, 2020 while at Mt. Carmel Grove City Hospital.  Born in Chillicothe, OH to the late Frances and Rollo McCoy, Sr, he was also preceded in death by his siblings Donald McCoy, Rollo McCoy, Jr and Karen Estep.  He is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years Delores McCoy, his children Richard (Dawn) McCoy, Jr., William McCoy, Allen (Theresa) McCoy and Rhonda (Dwayne) Bode, five grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, brother-in-law Lawrence (Tami) Dotson, and many other loving relatives and friends, and his special fur-baby girl, Chloe.  Dick loved the church and his Lord.  He was a member of New Beginnings Freewill Baptist Church and the YMCA of Circleville.  He loved fishing, hunting, camping and spending time with his family.  He will be greatly missed.  A special Thank you is sent to the wonderful doctors, nurses and staff of Mt. Carmel Grove City Hospital 4th Floor and I.C.U. for your dedication and care.  Thank You!  Family will welcome friends from 5:00-8:00p.m. THURSDAY at the PORTER-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, 331 West Main Street, Mt. Sterling, OH 43143 where his Funeral Service will be held 11:00a.m. FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2020 with Pastor Dave Bowens and Pastor Denver Peters, officiating.  Burial will follow at Muhlenburg-Darbyville Cemetery, Darbyville, Ohio.  Due to the Corona Virus Pandemic, Social Distancing will be observed and guests are required to wear a facial covering to the Funeral Home.  Please visit to share a favorite memory of Dick or to send your condolences to his family.


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Thursday, August 27, 2020

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Friday, August 28, 2020

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