Larry Eugene McCoy

Larry Eugene McCoy, 74, of Nokomis, Ala., died Sunday, July 12, 2020.

Mr. McCoy was born Dec. 5, 1945, to Wilbert and Mary Bloodworth McCoy, in Anna, Ill. He served in the U.S.Army 2nd Armored Division and was an E-5 SPC 2nd Class and served during the Vietnam War. A graduate of Southern Illinois University, he served 30 years with National Mine Service, also serving on the rescue team for which he was awarded the Coal Mine Rescue Hall of Fame Award for his 26 rescues. He then continued his protection with his Company Mc2 and worked for six years with Draeger Safety.

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