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Tony McCoy

By Ellis Codjoe, September 11, 2018

Tony R. McCoy, 60, of Agency, died September 9, 2018 at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

He was born December 5, 1957 in Ottumwa to Glenn H. and Joyce E. Pentzer McCoy.  He married Phyllis Rose Rook on August 26, 1995.

A 1976 graduate of Ottumwa High School, Tony had worked for Henderson Auto Works for over 40 years.

He was a member of Ottumwa Baptist Temple where he sang in the choir and in a mixed quartet.  Tony also led music in the adult Sunday school class, and was a nursing home volunteer at Vista Woods Care Center where he led Sunday worship.

Tony loved Christian music, woodworking, the Chicago Cubs, Iowa Hawkeyes, and most importantly loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Surviving is his wife, Phyllis; his daughter, Tonya (Urbana) Burriola of Indianola; 4 grandchildren, Kyleigh, Eiler, Tydem and Adalyn; his father, Glenn McCoy of Ottumwa; his siblings, Sharon (Jim) Brown of Ottumwa, Cindy (Darrell) Carnes of Davenport, MO, Judy (Jim) Mathis of Ottumwa, Bonnie (Rob) Noah of Branson, MO and Danny (Michelle) McCoy of Drakesville.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Joyce McCoy.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Ottumwa Baptist Temple with Pastor Travis Decker officiating.  Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery.

Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Reece Funeral Home with the family present form 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Memorials may be made to Ottumwa Baptist Temple or  the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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