James C. McCoy, Jr.

 Jim died of an apparent heart attack at home in Severna Park MD, just three weeks after losing Carolyn following a long illness.  He is survived by sons James III of Londonderry NH, and Stephen of Easton MD.


Following graduation, Jim served in CONY (DDE-508), and INDEPENDENCE (CVA-62) before earning a BS in Communications Engineering at the Naval Postgraduate School.  Subsequently he served on the staff of Cruiser-Destroyer Flotilla Four (Manned Spacecraft Recovery Force, Atlantic), in DOUGLAS H. FOX (DD-799), and ashore at the National Security Agency before leaving the Navy in 1967.  During this period, he earned a Master’s Degree at George Washington University.


Jim continued as an electronics engineer with Westinghouse, at the Electromagnetic Compatibility Analysis Center in Annapolis, and the Maritime Administration.  He then was a consultant and sales rep for Seacoast Electronics.  He was an avid camper and outdoorsman, working with the Boy Scouts of America most of his life as a troop scoutmaster and unit commissioner.  He was also a ham radio operator, and a member of the Maryland Mobileers Amateur Radio Club.