McCOY, Nelson Ralph, 87 of 33051 High Street, Piedmont, died at 12:50 a.m. Monday, September 30, 2013, in Harrison Community Hospital, Cadiz, Ohio.
Born July 14, 1926 in Harrison County, Ohio, he was a son of the late Ralph Maxon McCoy and Bessie Louise Nelson McCoy.
Nelson attended New Athens School and was employed by Able Coal on Route 9 between New Athens and Cadiz for several years. He then worked for the Harrison County Highway Department retiring in 1991.
Nelson was a member of the Piedmont United Methodist Church and a 60 plus member of the Moorefield Township Volunteer Fire Department. He also belonged to the Harrison County Firemen Association.
His wife, Shirley Belle McCoy, died May 21, 2006. They were married on September 29, 1957 in Fairfield.
Surviving are a sister, Mary Edna Kidd of Flushing, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A Firemen Service will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, October 2, 2013 in Koch Funeral Home, 216 S High Street, Freeport.
Visitation will be held from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, also in the funeral home.
Services will be held at 11a.m. Thursday, October 3, in Piedmont United Methodist Church with Pastor Jon Little officiating. Burial will follow in Moorefield Cemetery, Moorefield Township, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Piedmont United Methodist Church, the Moorefield Township Volunteer Fire Department or the Judy Vincenzo Foundation.
Koch, Freeport (740) 658-3470 www.kochfuneralhome.net