Mr. Deforrest McCoy, Sr., better known as, “Frosty”, 73, of Creston, N.C., passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019 at his residence.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 7, 2019, at 1:00 p.m., at Boone Family Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Darrell Graybeal and the Rev. Tom Stevens officiating. Burial will follow in the Osborne Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 until 1:00 p.m., on Friday, two hours prior to the funeral service.

The family will also receive friends after the services at Creston Fire Department.

Mr. McCoy was born in Ashe County, N.C., on November 13, 1945, to the late Joseph and Goldie Graybeal McCoy.

Frosty enjoyed working on the farm with his cattle and goats, and also the garden. He was the original member at Creston Fire Department. Frosty was a member at Creston United Methodist Church.

He is preceded in death by a son, Deforrest McCoy, Jr.; a sister, June Richardson; and a brother, Walter Thomas McCoy.

Mr. McCoy is survived by his wife of 55 years, Mary Lou Parsons McCoy; one daughter, Lisa Johnson of Creston; four brothers, Rev. Herbert McCoy and wife, Jean, of Boone, Harrell McCoy and wife, Shirley, of Boone, Larry McCoy and wife, Mary Nell, of Warrensville, and Donnie McCoy and wife, Faye ,of Cleveland, TN; two grandchildren, TJ Johnson of Creston, and Samantha Johnson and fiancé, Dylan Howell; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital-Memorial, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

The family will be meeting at the home of Lisa Johnson, 1042 Cabbage Creek Road, Creston, NC.

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Boone Family Funeral Home of West Jefferson is in charge of these arrangements.