Dee Thomas McCoy

January 6, 1953 ~ September 9, 2021 (age 68)


Dee Thomas McCoy, age 68 of South Bend, Indiana was called to rest on September 9th, 2021.

Dee was born to the union of John T McCoy and Ida Mae (Fox) McCoy on January 6, 1953 in Dekalb, Mississippi. Dee was a proud graduate of Washington High School, as a member of the class of 1971. After high school, he attended Ball State University and Ivy Tech College.

Dee embodied a true spirit of compassion and service, and was an active helping hand in the community. He showed love to everyone who had the pleasure of meeting him.  Anyone who knew Dee knew he was one of the most spirited people you would ever meet. Dee was an avid fisherman, enjoyed gardening, loved baseball and he was also a passionate craftsman who could build or fix anything.

Dee was preceded in death by his parents, Ida Mae and John; and his sister Johnnie Mae.

He is survived by his sons Derrell T. McCoy and Devaill McCoy; and his daughter, Destiny McCoy. He leaves his memory also to be cherished by his two brothers, John A (Denise) McCoy, and Jimmy (Anne) McCoy; two sisters, Shirley F Roe and Leona McCoy of Dallas, TX; along with grandchildren, a great granddaugher, and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

“For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 8:38-39

A memorial service for Mr. Dee Thomas McCoy will be held at 3:00 PM on Friday, September 17, 2021 at Kingdom Christian Center, 2010 Elwood Ave, South Bend, IN 46628. Online expressions of sympathy may be left at

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Memorial Service
September 17, 2021

3:00 PM
Kingdom Christian Center
2010 Elwood Avenue
South Bend, IN 46628

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