Red Tractor 06

John Franklin McCoy

January 16, 1934 ~ July 16, 2019 (age 85)


John Franklin McCoy 85, a resident of Woodstock, VA passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at Shenandoah Memorial Hospital. 

The family will receive friends at Stover Funeral Home on Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m.  Services and burial for Mr. McCoy will be conducted privately. 

Mr. McCoy was born on January 16, 1934 a son of the late Stiner Sherman and Lillian McGhee McCoy.  He was a graduate of Toms Brook High School and the former owner of Cardinal Electrical Supply.  Upon retirement Mr. McCoy enjoyed spending his time farming.  He was a member of Toms Brook United Methodist Church and associate member of Mt. Olive United Methodist Church, the Spurmont Masonic Lodge No. 98 AF & AM in Strasburg, VA, the Antique Tractor Club, and was a hospital volunteer.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by siblings, James “Jim” McCoy, Katherine Baker, Ann Rogers, Dorothy Boyer, and Marlene Sweeny.

Survivors include his loving wife of 67 years, Betty A. Wisman McCoy; his children, Lynn McCoy and wife Ellen of Lexington, VA, Dale McCoy and wife Mary of Marietta, GA, Johnette Chapman of Strasburg, VA, Patricia Ritter and husband Robert of Maurertown, VA; his grandchildren, John McCoy, Sid Chapman, Corey Chapman, Elizabeth Karcher, Ryne McCoy, Stasha Flannery and Eric Flannery; his great-grandchildren, Corey Chapman, Jr., Andrew McCoy, Cole Chapman, Kailey Flannery, Addison Cofield, Myah Flannery, Emerson Locklear and Lawson Karcher; his siblings, Helen Carlson of Ohio, Gladys Emswiler of Woodstock, VA and Beverly Dirting of Edinburg, VA. 

The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of memorial contributions to Mt. Olive United Methodist Church, 12180 Back Road, Toms Brook, VA 22660.

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Stover Funeral Home & Crematory, Strasburg, VA is serving the family of Mr. McCoy.   

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Funeral Service
July 18, 2019

6:00 PM
P.M. Funeral Service (Stover Funeral Home)

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