McCoy, Larry Wayne

Larry Wayne McCoy of Phoenix – It is With heavy hearts the McCoy family announces the passing of Larry McCoy.  He will be interred at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona with full military honours on Friday June 8, 2018.  In accordance with his wishes, a Celebration of Life will follow.
Larry traveled the world, but was raised in Brigden, Ontario, Canada.  He lived his adult life in the United States, lastly in Arizona. His first love was family, and he also enjoyed traveling, woodworking, animals, and NASCAR.  His commitment as a volunteer fire fighter was of utmost importance to him.  Larry served in the Vietnam War as a member of the 173rd Army Airborne Brigade which was later folded into the 82nd Airborne, whose insignia he proudly displayed.  He now goes with the ‘brothers’ that he served with and always remembered.
He will be greatly missed by his best friend and wife Helen; daughters Amanda, Terri and Shannon; stepdaughter Joni; sons in law Bret and James; step son in law Steve; eight grandchildren and one great grandchild.  He is also survived by sisters Margaret Shortt, Joyce Arnold Page, and Patricia Barnier.  Larry is predeceased by parents Clarence and Katie McCoy, brother Jack McCoy, brothers-in-law Mike Shortt, Ralph Arnold, John Page, Richard Barnier, and stepson Sean.  He touched he lives and hearts of countless people including friends, in-laws, and extended family.  In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donation be made in Larry’s name to your favorite charities.

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  1. Dear Joyce, Patricia and families,
    Remembering he and his wife’s visits to Brigden. So nice to read the above of all his accomplishments, a life well lived and one to be very proud of. Sincere condolences to you all.

  2. So sorry to hear of Larry’s passing. I have many good memories of our growing up together in Brigden. It is good to know how he spent his life since then.

  3. Joyce
    My condolences on Larry’s passing, my thoughts are with you. I did not know Larry but it looks like he lived a full and fulfilling life and that is what we all hope for.
    Donna Hiller

  4. Joyce and Family; Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. Sorry to hear about the passing of your brother. Roy and Joan

  5. Joyce and family, please accept my deepest condolences in the passing of Larry. I remember him well from when were kids and he was a teenager around Brigden. (((HUGS))) Deanna