Mickey Hoy

September 13, 2018

Mickey Clayton Hoy, passed away Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 in Duncan at the age of 75.
Memorial Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, at the First Baptist Church in Marlow, with Dr. Joe Ligon officiating. All arrangements have been entrusted to Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral and Cremation Services in Marlow.
Mickey was born Tuesday, December 8, 1942 in Deer Creek, to John William and Martha Jane (West) Hoy. He graduated with the Class of 1960 in Marlow and went on to attend school at Cameron, Central State, Southwestern State, and Oklahoma University to earn his Masters degree. Mickey taught and coached in various area throughout the state including Tuttle, El Reno, and Davis before returning to Marlow in 1988 as the High School principal.

He married the love of his life, Karen Sue Brown in Marlow on Nov. 26, 1964. They had 53 wonderful years together before his passing. Mickey was a member of numerous organizations including Marlow City Council, Chamber of Commerce, Lions Club, and Oklahoma Coaches Association. He had won numerous state and national championships as both a player and a coach. Mickey was inducted into the Oklahoma Coaches Association Hall of Fame and the U.C.O. Athletic Hall of Fame. He loved to play music on his banjo, mandolin, and played the guitar for the Fire Wire Band. He had written many songs and poems. He was a member of the First Baptist Church and was a deacon. 
Survivors include his wife, Karen Sue Hoy of the home, a son, Michael Hoy of Duncan, 3 daughters, Katheryn Jane Melton of Marlow, Kelly Michelle Hancock of Oklahoma City, Krystal Leigh McMains of Marlow, 9 grandchildren, Kerryn Melton, Brady Melton, Kelyn Hancock, Elizabeth McMains, Anna McMains, Josh McMains, Gracie McMains, Natalie Hoy, Nathan Hoy. He is also survived by 3 brothers, Richard Hoy of Burneyville, David Hoy of Stillwater, Leslie Hoy of Nashville, TN, a sister, Dianne Dirickson of Lawton, and 2 brothers-in-law, Jim Brown and wife Ann of Marlow, Terry Brown and wife Ann of Marlow. 
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Barbara Sue Burris.
Honorary Pallbearers will be: the morning coffee crew at BancFirst and his grandsons. 
In lieu of flowers, Mickey wished to have donations sent to the First Baptist Church building fund. 
Online condolences may be made to www.CallawaySmithCobb.com