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Obituary for Anthony A. ""Pete"" McCoy

Anthony "Pete" A. McCoy, 52, of Ithaca, New York went to meet his Lord on December 26, 2021at his home after a short illness.

Pete was born June 17, 1969 in Garland, Alabama, was the son of Mary Lou Payne McCoy of Ithaca and the late Frankie Lee McCoy.

One of 14 children he grew up in Ithaca attending Ithaca Schools and started his working career at the age of 15. He had worked at Cornell for many years and was also involved with the building of Kendall . He enjoyed doing gardening and mowing lawns and in his leisure times he enjoyed fishing and cooking.

Besides his mother , he is survived by his children, Anthony (Kaitlyn) McCoy of Ithaca and Aisha (DaJoun) McCoy of Ithaca and 4 grandchildren. His siblings, Johnny Payne, Lester McCoy, Jeremiah McCoy, Willie McCoy, Gordy McCoy, Gabriel (Latoya) McCoy, David McCoy, Janice Gould, Lovethal (Mark) McCoy, Balinda McCoy, Bridgette McCoy, Sherena McCoy and Charlotte (LeRoy) Barrett and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins survive him as well.

A Funeral service will be held on TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at the Tabernacle Baptist Church on Cayuga Street, Ithaca with the Bishop McBean Officiating. The family will receive friends 10:00- 11:00 a.m. prior to the service. Spring interment will be n the Frear Memorial Park. A repast will be held at South Side Community Center following the service.

Arrangements are in the care of Zirbel Funeral Home 115 Williams St., Groton.