Harold “Bud” Coy, 80 of Taylorville, passed at 10:28 a.m. Sunday, March 1, 2020 at the VA Illiana Health Care System in Danville.
Bud was born on July 17, 1939 in Taylorville, the son of Harold and Myrtle (Enlow) Coy. He served his country proudly in the Unites States Air Force for six years. While in the Air Force, Bud learned the skill of mechanic, a trade which he enjoyed for many years before working as a Boiler Maker for Georgia-Pacific. Bud was an outgoing man who kept busy, and truly enjoyed his time with his family. He will be dearly missed.
He is survived by his six children: James (Rebecca) Coy of Arizona; Christina Coy-Gonzalez of Arizona; Shane Coy of Alabama; Tracie Coy of Champaign; Brad Coy of Mississippi; and Aaron Coy of Taylorville; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; siblings: Larry Coy, Richard Coy, John Coy, Marilyn Cline, Carol Boone; and countless nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Bud was preceded in death by his parents, one brother: Robert Jones, one sister: Linda McCarty, and his granddaughter: Marissa Coy.
Funeral service will be held at 12:00 noon Saturday, March 7, 2020 at McClure Funeral Home with Pastor Scott Parks officiating. Visitation will be held Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Following the service, Bud will be cremated and inurnment will take place at a later date.
McClure Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Memories of Bud, or condolences to his family, may be left online at www.mcclurefuneralhome.com.