Rachael McCoy 1991-2021
Rachael Louise McCoy, 29, Mayetta, was born April 12, 1991, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. She departed us on her journey to Heaven on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Rachael was a beloved wife, mother, sister, and daughter.
Rachael graduated from Dexter High School in 2009. She completed most of her schooling in Emmett and Sedan. She continued her education at Kansas State University earning her daycare certificate.
Rachael owned and operated McCoy’s Tiny Tots Daycare in Sedan before relocating to Jackson County. Recently she had been the supervisor and lead driver for General Public Transportation for the Prairie Band Potawatomi Reservation. She was also an active Certified Nurse Aide for many years.
Rachael marred Justin O. McCoy on Feb. 14, 2012, in Mayetta. They celebrated more than nine years of marriage.
Survivors include her husband, Justin; daughter, Delilah Jane Anderson; son, Wyatt Elliot McCoy; mother and stepfather, Mike Armstrong and Vicki Anderson-Armstrong of Mayetta; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Odel and Gail McCoy of Sedan; two sisters, Sarah Graham of Holton and Rebecca Anderson of Sedan; and maternal grandparents, Judy and Eldon Darnell of Mayetta.
Rachael’s first priority in life was her family, Delilah, Wyatt and Justin. They were her world. She enjoyed the snow and the rain, having animals, planting flowers and visiting friends. She will be deeply missed and loved forever.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, April 16 at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Burial will follow in Mayetta Cemetery. Rachael will lie in state Wednesday and Thursday, April 14 and 15, until 7 p.m. each day.
Memorials may be given to the McCoy Children’s Educational Fund, sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436. To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.mercerfuneralhomes.com