Jason Earl McCoy, 42, ofÂ Seeley, CA passed away onÂ May 21, 2017.
Jason was born inÂ Torrington, WY onÂ June 15, 1974. He graduated fromÂ Hereford High School in Hereford, TX in 1992.Â He continued his education at Amarillo Technical College in Amarillo, TX.
Jason was married toÂ Tyler Newton McCoy onÂ February 18, 2012; they recently celebrated their 5th wedding anniversary.
Jason worked at Spreckels Sugar Factory in Brawley, CA forÂ 19 years.Â Jason worked his way up through the factory ranks from an electrical and mechanical worker, to a maintenance supervisor, then Assistant Maintenance Manager.Â Â He enjoyedÂ the cowboy way of life.Â He loved his horses, cattle, dogs, and chickens.Â He was a champion team roper.Â Jason could always make anyone laugh, with his keen sense of wit and humor.
Jason is survived byÂ wife, Tyler McCoy; son, Stetson McCoy; daughter, Samantha McCoy; granddaughters Destiny and Neveah; parents Fred and Wahnita McCoy of Vernon, TX; brother Shain and his wife Sherry McCoy of Vernon, TX; and brother Justin and his wife Becky McCoy of Casper, WY; and four nieces and nephews.Â Jason is preceded in death byÂ his maternal and paternal grandparents.
A prayer service will be held atÂ Seeley Community Church, 1774 Rio Vista Street in Seeley, CA,Â onÂ Sunday, May 28, 2017, at 11:00 amÂ withÂ Pastor Patrick Harris officiating.Â A Celebration of Life will follow at the Moose Lodge, 2310 Myrtle Road in Imperial, CA, at 3:00 pm.Â Burial will follow at a later time in Hawk Springs, WY.
The family ofÂ Jason McCoy wishes to thankÂ Spreckels Sugar, Moose Lodge, Barbara Worth Brigadettes, and all the family and friends who have assisted during this difficult time.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given toÂ American Quarter Horse Foundation (AQHA) in Memory of Jason McCoy Scholarship.Â Mailing address: AQHA Foundation, PO Box 32111, Amarillo, TX 79120.Â Include â€œIn Memory of Jason McCoy Scholarshipâ€ on the check.Â Or online: https://www.aqha.com/jasonmccoy