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Herbert C. McCoy Sr.

April 30, 1929 ~ June 24, 2020 (age 91)


Mr. Herbert C. McCoy Sr., age 91 of Nashville, passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2020.


Born April 30, 1929 in Mount Vernon, Ill., the son of the late William R. and Claire Hoefling McCoy.


A member of Christ Church in Nashville.  He served in the United States Air Force from 1947-1950, an ordained minister and used his gift with playing cards to witness and share Jesus Christ. He served as Chaplain for the Metro Nashville Police from 1973-1986.  He loved God, his family, fishing, cooking, playing cards, reading and playing chess.


Preceded in death by his parents as well as his wife Donna McCoy and a daughter Peggy McCoy. He is survived by a son Herbert McCoy Jr. of Clarksville, TN; two daughters Kathy Booker (Bill) of Dickson, TN and Diana McCoy of Nashville, TN; three grandchildren and six great grandchildren.


Private services will be held for the family with Shane Hessey officiating.  Private interment will be held at the Middle Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Pegram, TN.

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