Richard L. “Dick” Coy, 74, of Syracuse, IN passed away at 1:25 p.m. on Friday, May 21, 2021 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Syracuse, IN. He was born on July 17, 1946 in Goshen, IN to Edward T. & Barbara J. (Gray) Coy.
He graduated in 1964 from Syracuse High School, was a United States Navy veteran, and was married on December 23, 1966 in Syracuse, IN to Nancy L. Plank who survives. He retired in 2009 from Indianapolis Woodworking, Inc. (I.W.I.) in Fishers after 6 years. He was formerly employed at Holiday Rambler in Wakarusa & Nappanee for 13 years, Interior Wood Working Corp. in New Paris for 13 years, and was the former owner of Richard Coy Drafting & Design Co. in Syracuse. He lived in Syracuse area most of his life until February 2004 when he moved to Noblesville, IN and then returned to Syracuse in August 2009.
He was a 36 year member of the Syracuse Church of God where he served as deacon, trustee, and Sunday school teacher. He formerly attended the West Noblesville Community Church, Westfield Wesleyan Church, and Syracuse Baptist Church.
He is survived by:
Wife –Nancy Coy of Syracuse
2 Sons- Robert (Melissa) Coy & Russell (Dawn) Coy both of Syracuse
5 Grand & 5 Gt. Grandchildren
2 Sisters – Caryl (Daryle) Fish of Greensville, PA & Lori (Andy) Brown of Fort Lauderdale, FL
3 Brothers – Edward “Tom” (Kathie) Coy Jr. of Fort Wayne, Donald (Christine) Coy of Melbourne, FL; & Paul (Colleen) Coy of Mansfield, OH
He was preceded in death by his parents - Edward Coy & Barbara Leedy and son - Richard “Ricky” Coy Jr.
Visitation will be from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 27, 2021 in the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Syracuse Cemetery with military rites.
Preferred memorials may be given to the Teen Parents Succeeding, 604 S. Poplar Dr., Syracuse, IN 46567.