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Bobby Joe McCoy

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Bobby Joe McCoy, 81, of Abilene and formerly of Albany and Cisco, passed from this life Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 in Abilene. 

Bobby will be cremated, and a celebration of his life will be held at the Feed Store in Albany on Saturday, Aug. 24 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Bobby was born in Cisco, the son of James David and Willie (Barton) McCoy. He attended school in Cisco until he had to start working to help support his family. He worked as manager and part owner in multiple businesses in Cisco, Albany, and Abilene. 

Bobby was a Baptist, a Mason (Cisco Lodge 556), a member of the Elks Lodge in Breckenridge, and the American Society of Manufacturing Engineers. He had also served his country in the National Guard. 

On Sept. 3, 1958 Bobby married the love of his life, Dortha Louise Riffe. 

Survivors include his wife Dortha of Abilene; son Randy Keith McCoy and wife Jana of Albany; daughter Renee Knowles and husband Terry of Abilene; grandchildren; Chad Parsons and wife Mary Catherine, Bobby McCoy and wife Megan, Dustin Parsons and wife Jamie, Alli Graham and husband Michael, Taylor Wise and husband Will, and Tucker Knowles. 

Great grandchildren are Madison Ratliff, Chelsy Parsons, Slayton Parsons, Alex Parsons, Hattie Beth Parsons, Ida Kate Parsons, Henry McCoy, and Emme Graham.

Those wishing to make condolences may do so in contributions to Hendrick Hospice Center 1651 Pine Street Abilene TX 79601,  or at www.kimbroughfh.com. PD

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