Marion "Doodle" Wilton McCoy

December 7, 1940June 3, 2014
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Marion “Doodle” Wilton McCoy, 73, of Cove City, passed away on June 3, 2014. He is remembered as a faithful husband, loving father, dedicated man of God and a friend to many.

He was a Navy Seabee, a deacon, an assistant Sunday School teacher, and a retiree from DuPont. He is preceded in death by two sisters, Sydney Davis and Edna Smith Wells.

He is survived by his wife Mary Rice McCoy, one son, Rodney Wilton McCoy and wife Michelle of Cove City; two daughters, Elevia McCoy Hearne and husband Jimmy, Melda Grace McCoy, all of New Bern; two brothers, Beaman McCoy and Sheridan McCoy, and one sister, Mabel White, all of Cove City; and his grandchildren, Jaimi Lyn McCoy, Landon Allen McCoy, Melissa H. Williams and Daniel Hearne.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm Friday, June 6, 2014 at Cove City FWB Church. The family will receive friends following the service.

Online condolences may be made to the McCoy family at

Arrangements are by Cotten Funeral Home & Crematory.



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Marion "Doodle" Wilton McCoy

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June 7, 2014

Melda & family,
I was so sorry to hear of your loss. I know how much you loved your daddy. My prayers are with you and pray a peace that passeth all understanding to cover you during this sad time.
Gail Midgette


June 6, 2014

Oh, Elevia, I am so saddened to hear about your Dad. I wish you and your family many hugs from above to help you all through this sorrowful time. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Grover and Linda Wetherington

June 6, 2014

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.

June 6, 2014

Prayers for the family of truly good man. I know he will be deeply missed.

Todd Jenkins

June 5, 2014

Elevia and Melda - I just heard the news of your father's passing. Please know that your family is in my prayers. Peace be with you both.

Linda Clark

June 5, 2014

Dear Elevia and family. So sorry about your dad's passing, but he is no longer in pain and smiling down on you! Sending thoughts and prayers your way.

Keith Hundley

June 5, 2014

Elevia, our dear, sweet friend, Shirley and I were sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. We know that God will grant you and yours peace and comfort in this time of loss. We'll be in touch later.

Kurt & Nell Brummer

June 5, 2014

Dearest Elevia,
Kurt and I are sadden to learn of your father's passing. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time.

Chuck & Helen Heath

June 5, 2014

Mary & Family, May God send His gentle comfort today.

June 4, 2014

Elivia, so sorry for your loss. Walter & I are thinking about you.
May God Bless you and yours,
Marilyn and Walter Sandlin