Dwayne William McCoy, 68, of Swansea IL, born Thursday, September 13, 1951, in Belleville, IL, passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at Jefferson Barracks VA Medical Center in St. Louis MO.
Dwayne retired from Peerless-Premier Appliance Co. after over 24 years, where he was an Enamel Worker. Dwayne enjoyed music, playing drums in local bands during the 60’s and 70’s including the country western band the Caballeros. He was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ in Belleville, IL, the Stove Furnace Energy and Allied Appliance Workers Local #482, and the Musicians Union. Dwayne served in the US Army in the 1st Infantry Division (the Big Red 1).
He was preceded in death by his:
Parents: Roscoe B McCoy Sr and Melba nee Kern McCoy
Surviving are his:
Son: Dwayne Patrick McCoy of Swansea, IL
Daughter: Kelli Sue Ramsey of Tulsa, OK
Donald (Dianna) McCoy of Belleville, IL
Russell (Jeannie) McCoy of Katy, TX
Roscoe (Marsha) McCoy Jr. of O’Fallon, IL
Brandon Patrick McCoy
Lauren Paige Chesney
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Wounded Warriors Project.
Services: Private family service. Interment at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis MO.