Funeral service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, September 14. 2012, at Akard Funeral Home with the Rev. Stephen Playl of Woodlawn Baptist Church officiating.
Visitation will be from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Friday prior to the service.
A private memorial service will be held on Saturday at Glenwood Cemetery.
Coy was born in Cleveland and he lived in Bristol, Tenn., Florida and North Carolina. He was in the automotive industry and owned a used car business when living in Bristol.
He is preceded in death by his father, Coy McGovern Sr.
Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Lorrie McGovern of San Antonio, Fla.; mother, Mabel Mann of Skene; three sons, Michael McGovern, Coy McGovern III of Bristol, Tenn., and Chris McGovern of Clearwater, Fla.; daughter, Susan Allind; brother, Al Mann of Skene; and a granddaughter.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to King College, 1350 King College Road, Bristol, Tenn., 37620.