Life Story for
Mr. Denver Nolan Coy, age 79, of Florence, Indiana, entered this life on August 5, 1938, in Florence, Indiana, the son of the late, Edwin "Dutch" and Helen (Bennett) Coy. He was raised in Switzerland County, Indiana and was a 1956 graduate of the Patriot High School. Denver was united in marriage on December 9, 1957, to Karen Lou Trimnell and to this union arrived a daughter, Sherry Ann to bless their home. Denver and Karen shared nearly 61 years of marriage together until his death. Denver farmed and had a hog operation on Stow Town Road from 1976 - 1999. He was employed for the Switzerland County Highway Department for several years and for the Switzerland County School Board and the Switzerland County Soil and Water Board. He was a member of the East Enterprise Volunteer Fire Department and the Switzerland County Emergency Unit for several years. He was member of the Family Worship Center in Carrollton, Kentucky. Denver enjoyed bird hunting, coon hunting, fishing, golfing, basketball and NASCAR. Denver resided the past 18 years in Bradenton and Ocala, Florida. Denver passed away on Saturday, March 31, 2018, at his residence in Florence, Indiana.
Denver is survived by his wife of nearly 61 years, Karen (Trimnell) Coy of Florence, IN; his daughter, Sherry Ann Coy of Florence, IN; his caretaker, Ben Lattire and his wife: Cindy of Florence, IN; his nephews and nieces, Dennis Coy, Jeffery Coy, Roberta Coy, Pam Coy, Brian Coy, Shyla Renee Trimnell and James Alvin Trimnell.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin "Dutch" Coy, died January 19, 1985 and Helen (Bennett) Coy, died July 13, 1969; his daughter, Deborah Kay Coy, died March 15, 1960; his son, Denver Allen Coy, died February 7, 1962; his brother, Glen R. Coy, died July 3, 1976 and his nephew, Robert Gene Coy, died November 28, 1984.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, April 5, 2018, at 1:00 pm, by Pastor Pat Butcher, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Indiana.
Friends may call 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, Thursday, April 5, 2018, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Memorial contributions may be made to Switzerland County Emergency Response or East Enterprise Volunteer Fire Department. Cards are available at the funeral home.