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Birth Date: September 7, 1866
Death Date: March 7, 1956
Age at Death: 89


Julia Ann Dice McCoy - October 1, 1889
at McCoy, Colorado

Burial Details

Cemetery Name: Rosebud Cemetery
Cemetery Location: Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Mortuary Name: Burdge Mortuary


Eagle Valley Enterprise page 4 - March 8, 1956
John Fleming McCOY, early day resident, died in Glenwood Springs early March 7, following a three weeks illness.
Mr. McCOY, who would have been 90 years old next autumn, came to Eagle County with his parents, to a spot on the Colorado River, now bearing the father's name--McCoy.
Born Sept. 7, 1866 at Knox City, Mo. to Charley and Rebecca McCoy. He moved with his parents to Kokomo, Colo., when he was 13 years old. From there the family moved to Eagle County in 1888, and his parents erected the present McCoy Hotel, and the little settlement was named for the older Mr. McCOY.
Before moving to Glenwood 45 years ago, John McCOY lived at Sheephorn and Edwards in Eagle County.
He was married to Julia Ann DICE October 1, 1889 at McCoy. The couple celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary in Glenwood in 1939, four years before Mrs. McCOY's death in February, 1943.
He was a member of the Methodist Church and A. F. & A. M. No. 66, Knight Templer [sic.], and Order of Eastern State.
He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Mary Beatrice CRUTCHER of Glenwood Springs; a grandson, William M. CRUTCHER of Glenwood and a granddaughter, Mrs. Marian ELLING of Brush. Also surviving are two nieces: Mrs. Frank McCALLISTER of Denver and Mrs. Dan BRATTON of Rock Springs, Wyo. and two grand-nieces: Miss Nancy McCOY of Rifle and Miss Mary McCALLISTER of Albuquerque, N. Mex., and 8 great-grandchildren.
Mr. McCOY was county commissioner in Eagle and Garfield counties, former mayor of Glenwood, and served on the Selective Service Board in Garfield County during World War II.
Funeral services, directed by the Burdge Mortuary, will be held in Glenwood at Garden Chapel Mar. 9, interment will be in Rosebud Cemetery, Glenwood. Rev. Samuel MAXWELL will conduct the service and Roy VAWTER, formerly of McCOY, will be the vocalist, accompanied on the organ by Ruth CLARK.
Grand Junction Daily Sentinel page 14 - March 8, 1956
Grand Junction Daily Sentinel page 7 - March 7, 1956


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