Ricky Dennis McCoy (2018-08-29 14:32:32)

Ricky Dennis McCoy, better know as "Catfish", age 59, of Triplett Lane, Blowing Rock, passed away Tuesday afternoon, August 28, 2018, at his residence.

Ricky was born November 27, 1958 in Kingsport, Tennessee, a son of Kathy McNutt McCoy and the late Denver Verlin McCoy. He was a Master Carpenter and a Cabinet Builder. His work and craftman skills brought him to Blowing Rock to help his brother "Doc" build his dream, Doc's Rocks Gem Mine. He was an avid fisherman who loved to live off the land. Ricky was a loving family man and had friends from all around the country.

Ricky is survived by his wife; Carolyn Dunaway of the home; one grandson, Copeland Dunaway of the home; his mother, Kathy McCoy of Kingsport, Tennessee; one sister, Rhonda McCoy of Kingsport, and one brother, Randy "Doc" McCoy of Blowing Rock. He is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by two sisters,
Rotina Denise McCoy and Robin Dianna McCoy.

No memorial services for Ricky Dennis McCoy are planned at this time.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Patient Emergency Fund, in care of Seby B. Jones Cancer Center Foundation, 336 Deerfield Road, Boone, North Carolina, 28607.

Online condolences may be sent to the McCoy family at

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.