Mackey Bill (Mack) McCoy passed away peacefully surrounded by family in his home on Feb. 19, 2020, at the age of 73, after a hard-fought battle with cancer. He left behind his beloved wife, Theresa A. McCoy, with whom he shared five years of marriage.
Mack was born in Dallas, Texas, to Mary Idotha (Hardt) and Jack Freeland McCoy. He graduated from Grand Prairie High School in 1965 and worked as a dairyman on the family farm. Mack roped calves, showed quarter horses, started a family, and built a career in the automotive business, laying a solid foundation for a life well lived.
In 1984, Midlothian became his home, where he began working for Firestone eventually buying the business in 2000 and changing the name to Mack’s Automotive.
Mack enjoyed traveling with his wife and family; catching, cleaning and frying catfish for all to enjoy; and was a proud business owner up until the time of death. Mack’s Automotive will continue to operate under the ownership of Mack’s longtime trusted employee, Brandon (Junior) Bickerstaff.
Mack is survived by his wife Theresa; two children, Kendra Jones and husband Eric, and Ragan McCoy; five grandchildren, Ryann Jones, Taylor Jones, Ty Jones, Lane McCoy Chaddick and Bryn McCoy Chaddick. Mack is survived by four siblings, Fred McCoy, Dinah Baughier and husband James, Linda Gentry, and Pam Gibson; as well as many cherished and loved extended family members.
Mack is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Ann (McCoy) Butler.
A Celebration of Life will be held in Mack’s honor at the home of Kendra and Eric Jones on Sunday, March 1, 2020, at 1 p.m.