Edward was a 1958 Elyria Catholic High School graduate. He served in the U.S. Navy. Edward retired from Emerson Electric Inc., and was a resident of Camden County since 1997. He was an avid golfer, and was a member of The Osprey Cove Golf and Tennis Club.
Survivors include a son, Edward Paul McCoy (Susan) of Carmel, Indiana; a daughter, Kelley McCoy of Peoria, Arizona; two grandchildren, Allison and Edward McCoy; and two sisters, Jeanne Tucker of Arlington, Virginia and Joyce Josephic of Cincinnati.
Edward was preceded in death by his wife, Diane K. McCoy. Graveside services will be 11 A.M., Saturday, October 12, 2013, at St. Mary Cemetery in Elyria. Reverend Fr. John P. Seabold, Pastor of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church will officiate. V.F.W. Post# 1079 will provide full military honors.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Elyria, (440) 322-4626.