Ron L. McCoy, 68, a resident of Manteca for the past 6 years, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, November 24, in Hughson. He was born November 18, 1941 in Hanford, CA, to the late Roland & Viviane McCoy. He worked as a Sales Manager for Gray’s Paint & Wallpaper for over 10 years.
Devoted to his wife and family, Ron was a true family man with a passionate heart and hardworking hands. He had an amazing personality with a great sense of humor. An athlete at heart he enjoyed basketball, golf and many outdoor activities. He enjoyed traveling; his most recent trip was in
August to Disneyland for Emelie Leigh’s birthday, together the two were like teenagers and always on the go. They’d often go to Las Vegas or Reno where Ron loved to try his luck.
Ron will be remembered best as being a true gentleman, caring, loving and thoughtful in every way.
Mr. McCoy leaves behind his loving wife of 10 years, Emelie Leigh McCoy of Manteca; siblings, Linda Wilson of AZ, Ray McCoy of Castro Valley and brother-in-law Richard Howel of WA; children, Ridge McCoy and his wife, Andrianne, Danita McCoy and Selena Allen (James) all of WA, Katrina Lee of NY, Ron Allen Ramos, Kim Ann Jenna Cabalquinto (Laverne) and Kim Ann Jessa Ramos, all of Castro Valley. He was also blessed with wonderful four grandchildren. Ron was preceded in death by his parents and sister Caroline Howel.
Arrangements are under the direction of P.L. Fry & Son Funeral Home, 290 N. Union Road, Manteca. Services will be as follows; visitation with a Lutheran Service both at P.L. Fry & Son is Wednesday, Dec. 2, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Lutheran Service at 1 p.m. officiated by Pastor Ed Kok.
Visitation at P.L. Fry & Son is Thursday, Dec. 3, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with Mass at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church at 1 p.m., 505 E. North St., Manteca, officiated by Father Patrick Walker. Burial will follow on Friday, Dec. 4, 10:30 a.m. at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, 32053 W. McCabe Road, Gustine, CA, with military honors. An online guest book is available for condolences at www.plfryandson.com. After the services a reception will follow at Home Town Buffet 1665 Countryside Drive, Turlock.
Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009