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|Joseph A. McCoy|
|Viewing: April 22, 2017 (Saturday) from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.|
Service: April 23, 2017 (Sunday) at 11:00 a.m.
Location: DeVol Funeral Home, Gaithersburg, MD
Joseph Andrew McCoy, of Silver Spring, MD and formerly of Potomac, MD, passed peacefully on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at the age of 92. He was born November 30, 1924 in Washington, DC. He graduated from both Holy Comforter School and Anacostia High School.
Mr. McCoy served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a signalman on numerous ships in both the Atlantic and Pacific Theaters. He married June Delores McCoy (nee Welsh) on November 20, 1948. She preceded him in death on September 15, 2015. They were married for 67 years. Mr. McCoy retired from Bell Atlantic Telephone Co, formerly the C&P Telephone Company, after 43 years of service. He began his career as an installer/repairman and worked his way up through the engineering department and retired as a senior manager. He is survived by two daughters, Linda Ballinger (Stephen), Mary Beth Hincke (John) and five sons, Mark (Harriet), Matthew (Sandra), John (Leatha), Timothy (Sally) and Kevin (Terry), 17 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, and numerous nephews, nieces and their children.
Joe was the family’s last surviving member of the “Greatest Generation”. His smile and humor will be forever missed by all. Friends may call for visitation at DeVol Funeral Home, 10 East Deer Park Drive, Gaithersburg, MD on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 6:00PM-8:00PM. Funeral services will be held at DeVol on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 11:00AM. The inurnments and service for both Joseph and June will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Montgomery Hospice, 1355 Piccard Drive, Suite 100, Rockville, MD, 20850. https://montgomeryhospice.org/donate-and-support/donate-now. Please sign the family guestbook at: www.DeVolFuneralHome.com.
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