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Herbert Hoit McCoy Jr., "Herb," 81, of West Main St., Chateaugay, died Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, at his home.
Born in Malone, N.Y., on Dec. 25, 1935, he was the son of Herbert and June (Davis) McCoy. They predeceased him.
In his early years, Herb was an Eagle Scout. He graduated from Chateaugay High School, and Syracuse University with a Doctorate Degree in Education. He was employed as a teacher at Mansfield College and SUNY Plattsburgh. He was later employed by the NYS Department of Corrections which he enjoyed very much. He produced and directed documentary films and was also a photographer. He was a member of the Free and Accepted Masons Frontier Lodge 517. Herb enjoyed traveling the world including Russia, the Middle East, Africa, Kenya and Switzerland. He loved animals especially cats which he cared for in Chateaugay.
Herb is survived by many friends.
At Herb's request, there are no calling hours or services.
Burial will take place at Eastside Cemetery, Chateaugay.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Chateaugay Fire Dept.
Arrangements are with the Chateaugay Funeral Home. Online condolences may be offered at www.chateaugayfuneralhome.com.
Published on November 27, 2017
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