COMMERCE - Fred Willis McCoy, 85, passed away on Wednesday, August 6, 2014.
Mr. McCoy was the son of the late Clarence and Delia Wilson McCoy.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Richey McCoy; sons, David (Patricia) McCoy, Commerce; brother, Robert McCoy, Lilburn; sisters Vera Dalton, Homer, and Joan Cook, McDonough; three step-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren.
Mr. McCoy was employed by the City of Commerce Electric Department for over 42 years until his retirement and was a member of the City of Commerce Fire Department for over 60 years until his death.
Mr. McCoy was an avid outdoorsman. He truly loved working outside, hunting and spending all of his free time with family and friends. He was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. Fred will remain in the hearts and memories of all the lives he touched. He will be tremendously missed by all of his family and friends.
The funeral will be held Friday, August 8, at 4 p.m. in the chapel with the Rev. Terry Smith officiating. Interment will follow in Grey Hill Cemetery.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.