Joseph Marshall McCoy, 69, retired from Norfolk Naval Shipyard after 39 years’ employment

Joseph Marshall McCoy
Joseph Marshall McCoy

Joseph Marshall McCoy, 69, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019. A Norfolk native, Mr. McCoy was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Elva McCoy; brother, Timothy McCoy; and son, Scotty McCoy.

He was an Army veteran who served during the Vietnam War and retired from the Army National Guard after 39 years of service and from the Norfolk Naval Shipyard as a crane inspection branch supervisor after 34 years of service.

Survivors include his loving wife, Yvonne McCoy; son, Joseph McCoy, and his wife, Pinky; daughter, Lisa Hickey, and her husband, Tom; six grandchildren, Trey, Piper and Patrick McCoy, Joshua and Jacob Hickey and Corynn McCoy; and two brothers, Herman and Shane McCoy.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, March 21, at Rosewood-Kellum. A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, March 22, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery with military honors.

Share online condolences with the family at Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home.

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