|Birth: ||Oct. 7, 1922|
|Death: ||Apr. 5, 2012|
Coy Walter Setzer, 89, passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2012. He was a native of Granite Falls, NC and a peninsula resident for 60 years. Coy retired after 34 years of service as an electrical supervisor with Newport News Shipbuilding. He was a longtime member and deacon at Westhampton Baptist Church.
Coy served in the US Army during World War II in the Pacific Theater, for which he earned the American Defense Service Medal, the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal with two bronze stars, and the Philippine Liberation Ribbon with two bronze stars.
He was preceded in death by his son, Charles E. Setzer. Coy is survived by his wife, Ruth M. Setzer; daughter Donna Setzer McDowell and her husband, Danny; granddaughter Amy McDowell and her husband David Morris.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm on Monday, April 9, at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home. A celebration of Coy's life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 10, at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Parklawn Memorial Park.
Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family.
Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home, 2551 N. Armistead Ave. in Hampton, 23666.
Obituary provided by Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home.
Thomas Asbury Setzer (1884 - 1960)
Maybelle Jolly Setzer (1893 - 1950)
Ossia Pauline Setzer Gamble (1908 - 1984)*
Elizabeth Setzer Smith (1914 - 1976)*
Coy Walter Setzer (1922 - 2012)
Parklawn Memorial Park
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Record added: Apr 22, 2012
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