Ron was born July 11, 1938, in Fayette County, Ohio to James Carl and Dorothy Lois Yeager McCoy. He was a 1956 graduate of Bloomingburg High School and was a lifelong farmer in this community.
He had served as a Marion Township Trustee and had been a member of the Bloomingburg Lions Club. He was a member of the Fayette County Cattle Feeders Association and had served in the Ohio National Guard.
Ron was preceded in death by a son, Kevin Carl McCoy on September 26, 1995, and his parents.
He is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa and Steve Bailey and Gina and Trent Shaw, all of Washington Court House; six grandchildren, Brad, Casey and Derek Shaw, Kelly Kohli and her husband, Jed, Christopher McCoy and Carlee Packard and her husband, Kelly; three great grandchildren, Gunner, Harrison and Nash Kohli; the mother of his children, Nancy B. Cox of Washington Court House; a sister and brother-in-law, Onda and Steve Fullen of Williamsport; a nephew, Jeff Fullen and his wife, Marla; a niece, Tami Johnson and her husband, Andy; several great nieces and nephews and special friends, Margaret Price, Cody Kirkpatrick and Chris Cottrill.
The funeral will be Saturday, January 28, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington C.H. Burial will follow in Bloomingburg Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 4-8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Fayette County, Inc., 222 North Oakland Avenue or the Grace Community Church, 525 Glenn Avenue, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160.