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Obituary: Carl McCoy

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Carl McCoy

Carl L. McCoy, a retired project director at UGA’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government, died June 28. He was 61.

Born in 1953 in Augusta, McCoy served in the U.S. Army in Fort Hood, Texas, and Frankfurt, Germany. He received a bachelor’s degree in U.S. history from Paine College and a master’s degree in social history from UGA.

McCoy is survived by his wife of 38 years, Georgetta Parks McCoy, daughter, Courtney McCoy Waller, and grandchildren, Carys and Asher Waller.