Charles "Chuck" McCoy
Jul 4, 1947 - Aug 9, 2014
Charles “Chuck” McCoy, 67, of Riverton, died on August 9, 2014 at Sage West Riverton Hospital. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, August 14, 2014, at Davis Funeral Home at 10:00 am with military honors.
Charles Ray McCoy was born on July 4, 1947 in Eaton, CO to Dale and Lou (Crowley) McCoy. He was one of five children. The family moved to WY when he was 6 months old. They lived in Thermopolis and Worland during his early childhood then moved to Riverton. He graduated with the Riverton High School class of 1965.
On June 23, 1965, he joined the U.S. Navy and served on the USS Kitty Hawk during the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged on July 3, 1968.
He worked many years at Lucky Mc Mines as a mechanic and with Well Tech as a welder. He then worked for 23 years for the City of Riverton as Head of the Water District. He retired in 2004 due to illness.
On June 5, 2009, he married Bonnie Lawrence in Shoshoni, WY
He served on several boards for the Water District, was a board member of One Call of Wyoming, was on committees for the City of Riverton, and attended many trainings while with the City of Riverton.
His family said that he enjoyed hunting deer and elk, fishing, four wheeling, and loved spending time with his kids and grandkids.
He is survived by his wife, Bonnie; his daughter, Kristin (Adam) Blair of Gillette, WY; his sons, Paul (Cynthia) McCoy of TX, Ray (Amy) McCoy of Riverton, Jason (Lisa) McCoy of Bentonville, AR, and Todd McCoy of Gillette, WY; his step-son, Daniel (Wendy) Humphreys of Shoshoni; his brothers, Pat (Bev) McCoy and Riley McCoy; his sisters, Frieda (Clarence) Perkins and Jeanie Bean; numerous grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dale and Lou McCoy.
Memorials may be made to the Fremont County Veterans Memorial in care of Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501.
On-line condolence may be made to the family at www.thedavisfuneralhome.com
Services under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.