Barney Marion McCoy, 87, of Motley, MN, passed away on Sunday, October 10, 2021. Funeral services will be at 11 am on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at Motley Free Methodist Church in Motley, MN. Visitation will be from 5-7 pm on Friday, October 15, 2021 and also one hour prior to services on Saturday. Interment will be at Poplar Cemetery in Leader, MN.
Barney was born on October 14, 1933, to Esther (Davidson) and Charles McCoy in Warroad, MN. Barney served in the United States Army from 1953-1956 when he was honorably discharged. He then worked as a farmer, and a truck driver. He also was a fire warden for many years. Barney was married to Helma (Scheid) Peet in 1995 in Leader, MN. He enjoyed hunting, feeding the deer, and spending time with his family. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his step-children Sue Peet of Staples, Gene (Beth) Peet of Ham Lake, Brenda (Jim) Alexander of Staples, Kim (Pat) Cunningham of Motley, Shelley (Greg) Benson of Verndale; 6 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren; and siblings Harry McCoy, and Shirley Feakes.
Barney was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Charles McCoy, Douglas McCoy, and Max McCoy; infant baby sister; and wife Helma McCoy.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Brenny Family Funeral Chapel, Staples.