Thomas McCoy

Photo courtesy of the Joshua Brackett Eagle Scout Project
Photo courtesy of the Joshua Brackett Eagle Scout Project

(June 8, 1897 - December 17, 1963)


The Lusk Herald
December 26, 1963


McCoy Services Held Saturday

Funeral services were held Saturday at the Peet Chapel for Thomas McCoy, 66, who died December 17 of a heart condition, with the Rev. Frank Bozart of the Open Bible Church officiating.

Mrs. Edna DeCastro was organist and Mrs. Emerson Bonner and Mrs. Lyle Eddy sang, "In the Garden" and "What a Friend we have in Jesus."

Burial was in the Lusk Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Floyd Baughman, Jon Heth, Robert Fancher, Lee Penn, Edmund Cook and George Mill.

Thomas McCoy was born June 8, 1897 in Bassett, Neb. He was orphaned when only 8 and when still a child came to Wyoming to seek employment. He first went to Lander and later came here and worked in the Pleasant Ridge and Kirtley area until his death.

Survivors include his wife, Frances; two sons by a previous marriage, Marvin of Campbell, Calif. and Wayne of Casper; one step-daughter, Mrs. Pete Paananen of Fenn, Ida. and eight grandchildren




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