Menzies wrote: »
Does not mention a wife, and I never saw Buddy discussing one. Anyone know the story?
magot wrote: »
There was. He didn't mention it, so . . .
Coxster wrote: »
Sorry to hear of his death.
magot wrote: »
Me too. I'm also sorry we've started to intrude into areas he didn't feel compelled to share. Knocking it off would be a good move.
magot wrote: »
Me too. I'm also sorry we've started to intrude into areas he didn't feel inclined to share. Knocking it off would be a good move.
Tug Boat Bob wrote: »
RIP Reck :angel
December 31, 2012
Delma Stanley ‘Buddy’ McCoy
The Moultrie Observer
MOULTRIE — Delma Stanley ‘Buddy’ McCoy, 68, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at Colquitt Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at First United Methodist Church. Interment will follow in Pinecrest Memory Gardens.
Born Jan. 11, 1944, in Berlin, he was the son of the late Delma S. McCoy and Myrtle Louise Goodin McCoy. He was a 1962 graduate of Moultrie High School and a 1967 graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology, with a degree in civil engineering. He was former city engineer of the City of Albany, was owner and president of McCoy Engineering and McCoy Realty, Inc., and was a broker with Browning Brass Key Realty. He attended Georgia Tech on a football scholarship and was a three year starter and letterman on Coach Bobby Dodd’s last three teams, playing in the Gator Bowl and the Orange Bowl. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta and named to their 1966 All American Team. He worked closely with Jim Fowler from Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom, while helping build Chehaw Wild Animal Park, and became the founding president of the Chehaw Wildlife Society. He was the published author of “A Walk On The Beach,” sharing his great love of the outdoors.
He was a member of the Colquitt County Sports Hall of Fame, served as president of the Albany Georgia Tech Alumni Club and was a state director of the American Public Works Association. He was a former Realtor of the Year and served as president of the Moultrie Board of Realtors.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Peggy Coleman.
Survivors include three daughters, Deborah McCoy Goss and husband Lane of Springfield, Va., Anna McCoy Miller and husband Keith of Leesburg, Ga., and Kristi Leigh McCoy of Denver, Colo.; one son, John Stanley McCoy of Moultrie; one sister, Patsy Browning and husband Bobby of Moultrie; three grandchildren, Marcus McCoy Miller, Lindsey Marie Goss and Matthew Lane Goss; and two nieces, Cheryl Nesbitt and Lisa Adcock.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., today, Jan. 1, 2013, at Cobb Funeral Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to NAMI Albany/Moultrie, P.O. Box 72446, Albany, Ga., 31708 or the American Cancer Society: www.cancer.org.
Cobb Funeral Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.
Please leave condolences to the family at www.moultrieobserver.com.
GT Fish wrote: »
I'm so sorry to hear for your loss and our loss..Reck is a fine man..Go in peace ole buddy...
Slopps08 wrote: »
Ole Reck was a good man
Triple Threat 33T wrote: »
One of kind.