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Leroy Coy, Jr.


He was born on August 21, 1931 in Shippensburg, a son of the late Wallace and Ethel Ingram Coy.  

He was a United States Army veteran of the Korean War, enlisting on

April 1, 1949 and honorably discharged on October 14, 1952.  On

June 28, 1959, Leroy married Ms. Rosalie A. Long. She preceded him in death on October 1, 2000.

He was a truck driver for over 40 years, retiring from Manley Regan Trucking,Co., Middletown and was a life member of Middletown Memorial V.F.W. Post #1620, American Legion Post #594, and Moose Lodge #410, all of Middletown.

In addition to his parents and wife, Leroy was preceded in death by two brothers Donald and Ray Coy, and his stepmother Pauline Arnold.

He is survived by his daughter Joyce (William) Gruver of Shippensburg; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three sisters Marie (Sonny) Bitner of Shippensburg, Betty (Andy) Evans of Newport, and Jean Clugh of Shippensburg; and a stepdaughter Brenda (Edward) Shull of Landisburg.

A Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 20, at the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, Inc., 112 W. King St., Shippensburg, with Mr. William L. Gruver officiating.

Interment will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 6701 Jonestown Rd., Harrisburg.  

Viewing will be one hour prior to the service on Wednesday, at the funeral home.

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