Donald George McCoy of Red Deer passed away following a lengthy illness on Friday, June 6, 2008 at the age of 77 years.
Don was born August 3, 1930 in Lake Alma, SK. He and his family moved to Calgary in the 1960’s, where he continued his career as a psychiatric nurse. Don had worked at the Holy Cross Hospital and the Calgary General Hospital, from where he retired. He moved to Red Deer in September 2005 to be closer to his family. Don was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Bowness Branch, where he entertained other members with his music.
Don is survived by his daughter, Brenda Halliday (McCoy) of Lacombe, AB; two sons, Roland McCoy of Red Deer, and Richard McCoy of Calgary; two grandsons, Ryan and Justin Halliday of Calgary. Don is also survived by his Uncle Leonard Hestad of Weyburn, SK; two sisters, Arnice and Doreen, as well as the Dickinson Family. He was predeceased by his wife Gwen (nee Dickinson) whom he married on May 9, 1981.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Red Deer Regional Hospital c/o Foundation Office 3942 -50A Avenue
Red Deer, Alberta T4N 4E7 telephone: (403) 343-4422. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Don McCoy, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences