Obituary for Donna J. McCoy

DONNA J. MCCOY – May 4, 1935 – January 24, 2023

Donna McCoy

Donna J. McCoy, 87, of Shreve, passed away Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at West View Healthy Living. She was Born May 4, 1935 in Wooster to the late Clement R. and Helen M. (Wolfe) Miller. On June 15, 1952 she married Clarence J. McCoy, and he preceded her in death August 16, 1994.
Donna had been a homemaker all her life. She was engaged in farming with her husband. They enjoyed showing cattle from the 1950’s to the 1990’s all over the country. In 1992 they were recognized at The Wayne County Fair for showing cattle over 60 consecutive years, and in 1993 received the Senior Buckeye Breeder Award, District 7, Holstein Club. They also received the Gold Award for 6 consecutive years from Milk Marketing Inc.
She was a member of Grace Church in Wooster, enjoyed euchre, and spending time with family; especially her grandchildren. Surviving is a daughter, Debbie A. McCoy; sons, Richard James McCoy, and Rick G. McCoy, 6 grandchildren, and a number of great­grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a sister Margie Cornelius.
Family will receive friends Friday, Jan. 27 from 4:00-6:00pm at Schlabach Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 10:00am Saturday, Jan. 28 at the funeral home, with Rev. Christopher P. Stewart officiating. Private family burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Family suggests memorial contributions to Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare. Online condolences may be shared with the family at

Convention Sale Consignments

The Ohio Convention Sale, will be March 3 in St. Clairsville, Ohio (District 3). Consignments need to be turned in to Daniel Brandt by February 13.

We will again aim for about 30 lots, with approximately 10 genomic lots and 20-25 type themed lots. Daniel and the sale committee would like the OH members to be willing to give something off the top of their herds that would sell well.

Selection goals will include.

5 high type choices

5 high type embryo lots

5 show-age calves

5 special fresh cows or springers

2 group truckload lots of reg. fresh heifers/cows

5-8 high genomic calves (above, or close to +3000GTPI if younger; if they are yearlings can be 2900G+)

3-5 genomic embryo lots (PA = 3000+GTPI)

Daniel plans to be in Ohio for selections the last week of January. If you would like him to stop at your farm or have any suggestions for stops, please contact him or a member of the sale committee!

Daniel Brandt – Sale Manger – 717-821-1238

Ken Janes – Sale Selections – 330-464-4134

Randall Kiko – Sale Committee Chair – 330-831-0174

Bill Indo – Sale Committee Chair – 330-608-9770

Eric Topp – Sale Committee Chair – 419-953-6448

We are looking forward to a great sale!