Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know James McCoy?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor James's memory.
Coping with Grief
We would like to offer our sincere support to anyone coping with grief. Enter
your email below for our complimentary daily grief messages. Messages run for up to one year and you
can stop at any time. Your email will not be used for any other purpose.
February 20, 1961 ~ October 18, 2023 (age 62) 62 Years Old
9 Trees, Flowers, or Condolences have been shared with support of James's family - View on Tribute Wall
James McCoy was born February 20, 1961, in Manchester, GA, to the late Gertrude McCoy and Albert Steed.
He attended Meriwether County schools, where he graduated from Manchester High School in the class of 1980. After high school, James enlisted in the United States Army. While in the Army, he became a heavy wheel mechanic at Fort Benning in Columbus, GA, and achieved the Good Conduct Medal.
After the military, James pursued a career with the United States Postal Service where he worked for many years and retired. Also while at the post office, he became a Union Steward.
James entered into eternal rest on October 18, 2023, in Columbus, GA, at Piedmont Hospital North Campus.
Preceding him in death were both his parents, Gertrude McCoy and Albert Steed; two brothers, Walter McCoy (Aeordell) and Willie McCoy (Barbara); and aunt, Linda Buchanan.
James leaves to cherish his memories: his one son, Desmond McCoy; three sisters, Peggy McCoy, Alice Steed, and Mary Revell; two brothers, Jessie Steed and James Owens; he had several nieces and nephews whom he loved and called often to express his love and concern; and he also leaves to cherish a host of cousins, co-workers, other family, and friends who loved him dearly.
Final Care Entrusted to McCoy Funeral Home 127 W Second Street Manchester,GA 31816.