Ira M. Coy, 90 years old, 402 Keeley Street died at his home at 8:30 p.m., Wednesday [September 9, 1964]. He had been an Edinburg rural mail carrier for 34 years having retired in 1939.
Mr. Coy was born Sept. 24, 1873, in Bartholomew County. He married in early life Vinnie McQueen and later married Barbara Ott who survives.
Mr. Coy had been active in the Edinburg Methodist Church for many years. He was a member of the Taylorsville Red Men’s Lodge.
Survivors include his wife, and children, Mrs. James Stout and Raymond Coy of Franklin, Mrs. Edith Coy of Edinburg, Ezra D. Coy of Miami, Fla., Dwight L. Coy and Mrs. Thomas Winter of Detroit, Mich.
Also surviving are 14 grandchildren 28 great grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. L. A. Wirey of Franklin. The funeral will be Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the Edinburg Methodist church. Rev. B. J. Renner will officiate. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Mutz Funeral Home after 2 pm. Friday. The body will be taken to the church at 12:30 p.,. Saturday.
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman