A funeral service will be held Saturday for Clarence C. “Bill” McKoy, 1042 Wallis Ave., Farrell. He passed away at 3:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon (3-19-06) in Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh. He was 71.

Mr. McKoy was born Jan. 1, 1935, in Elizabethtown, N.C., to Theodore Sheridan and Daisy McKoy Batchelor.

He attended North Carolina schools and retired in 1997 from the Conduit Line Department of Wheatland Tube Co.

As a member of Valley Baptist Church in Farrell, Mr. McKoy was a trustee and vice chairman of the deacon board.

He lived in the Shenango Valley since 1951. Mr. McKoy’s hobbies included fishing and walking.

His wife, the former Alma Price, whom he married April 18, 1953, survives at home.

Also surviving are: two daughters, Clarice I. McKoy, Farrell; and Mrs. McKinley (Connie J.) Smith, South Euclid, Ohio; two sons, Kenneth A. McKoy, Euclid; and Darrell McKoy and his wife Pamela, Farrell; an aunt who reared him, Lucille Blue, Farrell; a sister, Mary E. Tatum, wife of the Rev. Anderson T. Tatum, Farrell; two brothers, James C. Batchelor and his wife JoAnn, Elizabethtown, N.C.; and the Rev. George W. Batchelor and his wife Eileen, Youngstown; and five grandchildren.

Mr. McKoy was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Clarence C. McKoy Jr.


Clarence C. “Bill,” 71, of 1042 Wallis Ave., Farrell.

Calling hours: With family from 10 to 10:50 a.m. Saturday (3-25-06) in Valley Baptist Church, 500 Sharon-New Castle Road, Farrell. Condolences may be sent by fax to 724-347-1917 or by e-mail to ShannonFHLtd@netscape.net

Service: Funeral service at 11 a.m. Saturday in the church with the Rev. Richard L. Roberts, pastor, officiating.

Burial: Morefield Cemetery, Hermitage.

Arrangements by WILBERT L. SHANNON FUNERAL HOME Ltd., 33 Broadway Ave., Wheatland.

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