James L. "Smooth" McCoy, 70, of Akron went home to be with the Lord, September 13, 2019. Born in Akron, Ohio on June 6, 1949 to the late Louis and Ruth (nee Dishon) McCoy.
He was a veteran of the United States Navy, worked at Famous Telephone and retired from B.F. Goodrich with over 30 years of service. He loved fishing and often said "This was the most fun I've had without taking my clothes off".
Preceded in death by his parents; grandparents and sister, Sharon. He leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife, Suzanne (nee Warner) McCoy; daughter, Kimberliann; sisters, Susie (Jack) Stalnaker of North Carolina, Karen (Mike) Burick of N. Canton; grandsons, Tim and Kyle; best friend, Larry Quinlan and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Friday, September 20, 2019 at the Schlup Pucak Funeral Home, 788 Kenmore Blvd, Akron. Funeral Services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at the Funeral Home with Rev. Charlotte Wade officiating. Burial to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park.