Roger "Joe" McCoy


February 26, 1947 – January 4, 2020

Roger “Joe” McCoy, 72 years, formerly of Peebles, currently of Bradenton, Florida, passed away on Saturday, January 4, 2020, at the Tidewell Hospice Bradenton House, Bradenton, Florida.

Joe was born in the Jaybird community of Peebles, Ohio, on February 26, 1947, the son of the late Vayne and Helen (Mason) McCoy. After serving in the U.S. Army, Joe worked as a salesman. He was a lifetime member of both the Disabled American Veterans and the AMVETS. A motorcycle enthusiast, Joe was an attendee of the Rolling Thunder Motorcycle Rally and the Ride for the Wall.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents. Joe is survived by his loving companion, Kathy Holly, of Bradenton, Florida. He also leaves behind a daughter, Stephanie Gastauer, of Kentucky; a son, Sammy Joe McCoy, of Pennsylvania; as well as a brother, Jack (Roxanna “Sis”) McCoy and a sister, Kathy (Guy Aldrich) Butler, both of Peebles. Joe will be missed by his grandchildren and great, great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, January 11, 2019, at the Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home, in Peebles, Ohio, with Phil Fulton officiating. Burial will follow at the Locust Grove Cemetery. Military graveside honors will be provided by the Adams County Honor Guard. Family and friends may pay their respects from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM, Saturday, January 11, 2019, prior to the funeral service, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project by phone at 855-448-3997 or you can visit their website at

Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home. Please visit us at to sign our online guestbook.


  1. I already knew the McCoy’s but got know Joe years ago during the McCoy’s Restaurant days. I always liked Joe. I was regular at the restaurant and Joe would always stop, sit in the booth and we’d talk. God rest his sole, he was a friend. I miss those days.


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