James Thomas Patrick McCoy
November 18, 2010


Life Legacy

McCOY, James Thomas Patrick, 82 of Lake Placid, FL passed away peacefully on Nov. 18, 2010 at Balmoral Asst. Living Facility. James was under the care of Cornerstone Hospice. James left this world to be with God and his loving wife of 61 years, Helen. Born Jan. 8, 1928 in Ny, NY to James & Nora McCoy. James served in W.W. II as a Navy Seaman. He was a father of 5 children, Kevin (Lorie) McCoy, Carol Willard, Lorraine (John) Perritt, Deborah Christian and James McCoy, Jr.; eleven grandchildren and four great granchildren. James was so proud of this family, his Irish Heritage and his strong work ethic. From Reeves Instrument to Lake Placid Middle Schools where he retired. A favorite Irish quote of James was: “May the friendships you make endure....and all of your grey clouds be small ones for sure. “ Services for Mr. McCoy will be private at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. The family suggests memorials to Cornerstone Hospice, 1285 1st Street S, Winter Haven, FL 33880; First Coast Cancer Foundation, 2537 Riverside Ave, Jacksonville, FL 32204 or Highlands County Humane Society, 7321 Haywood Taylor Blvd, Sebring, FL 33876.
Condolences or Life Stories may be expressed in his Guestbook. Morris Funeral Chapel, Sebring, Fl.

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Place of Birth: New York, NY
Death: November 18, 2010
Place of Death: Lake Placid, FL
Occupation: Reeves Instrument
Lake Placid Middle Schools<

   Preceded In Death By

Helen McCoy, Wife

Survived By

Kevin (Lorie) McCoy, Son
Carol Willard, Daughter
Lorraine (John) Perritt, Daughter
Deborah Christian, Daughter
James McCoy, Jr., Son
Eleven grandchildren
Four great-grandchildren
“May the friendships you make endure....and all of your grey clouds be small ones for sure.“


03/24/2011 - Amanda Knapp
I know you rest in Peace now,and one day i will have the chance to see you again.I enjoyed taking good care of you and had great conversations,your kidness really touched a place in my hear and i will never forget my Irish man...I will hold them beads you gave me that day close to my heart and will see you soon.
Love always,
Amanda Knapp
(Caregiver at Balmoral)


03/25/2011 - Amanda Knapp
As your caregiver,i was blessed to have taken care of you and your wife Helen @ Balmoral,You will always be remembered and i will hold them beads close to my heart that you gave me that day, my lil Irish man!I know one day i will see you again,until then watch over me my Angel!