After a short battle with cancer at the age of 82, Bill left this earth to spend eternity with Jesus on Monday, July 8, 2019 at Pleasant View Retirement Community in Manheim PA.
Bill was born in Sultan, WA to William Theodore "Pete" McCoy and Eulah Muriel McCoy. He is preceded in death by his parents; daughter-in-law Marianne McCoy; brother- in-law Don Healton; and granddaughter Tonya Hendrix.
From 1971-2003 Bill owned & operated McCoy's Nursery in Sandy, Oregon. Served as president of the OAN, worked for the telephone company & served in the air national guard, Bill & Esther were active members of Portland Mennonite & Lititz Mennonite Church and enriched by 20 years of volunteering with Mennonite Disaster Service.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Esther, is son, James McCoy, five daughters; Jennifer Swartz (Tom Swartz), Sheryl Campbell (Rob Campbell), Cindy McCoy, Linda Runzi (Clay Runzi), Amy McCoy; grandchildren: Chuck, Jessica, Karen, Stephanie, David, Sammie, Colin, Megan and Alaina; greatgrandchildren: Sierra, Chloe, Cheyenne, Muriel, Dakota, William; sisters: Janet (Laszlo) Pomazi, Judy Healton; many nieces and newphews.
A memorial celebration of Bill's life will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 2PM at Portland Mennonite Church. 1312 SE 35th Ave Portland, OR 97214.
Donations can be made to Mennonite Disaster Service at mds.mennonite.net in honor of Bill McCoy.