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Ned McCoy, 90, of Kent, died Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at UH Portage Medical Center.

Ned McCoy entered this world January 10, 1926 in Eastover South Carolina in Richland County, to the parents of father James and mother Lizzie (Green) McCoy, Sr. Ned attended school in Columbia and entered the Army in 1944. He received an honorable discharged 1946. After his discharge he moved to Philadelphia PA. After leaving Philadelphia he moved to Kent. He worked at Ravenna Arsenal, Woods car wash, local dealer ship transporting part and then detailing cars.

Ned was preceded in death by his parents James and Lizzie McCoy, brothers, Edward (Rock), Harvey, Nathaniel, and James (Mike) McCoy; sisters, Maggie Brown, Josie Belle McCoy Boyd and Nellie McCoy; nephew, Johnny; and special niece Bertha Wright.

He leaves to cherish his memory nieces, Elinor of Florida, Shirley of North Carolina, Miriam Wright of Brimfield and Alvira Wright of Bedford; nephews, Allen McCoy and Charlie Boyd of Long Beach, Cal., Bertram (Karen) Wright, Ricky (Debbie) Wright and Willie Wright all of Kent; and a host of great and great grand nieces and nephews; and very special friend Betty Cammon

Funeral services will be held 6:00 PM Thursday, January 19 at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home with Pastor Melanie McNeil officiating. Calling hours will be held from 5 PM until the time of services.