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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | April 29, 2009
Samuel McKoy, a retired longshoreman who enjoyed listening to jazz and playing cards, died Thursday at his Windsor Mill home of a heart attack. He was 82. Mr. McKoy was born and raised in Chadbourn, N.C. After graduating from high school, he moved to Baltimore in the 1940s. He joined the Army Reserve and was called to active duty in 1952 during the Korean War. A truck driver, he served in Germany until being discharged in 1956. After returning to Baltimore, Mr. McKoy went to work as a longshoreman for the Steamship Trade Association of Baltimore.
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October 15, 2009
On October 10, 2009, SYLVIA ELINOR MCKOY, devoted wife of Garfield McKoy, Sr. Friends may visit the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME WEST, INC., 4300 Wabash Ave. on Friday after 8:30 a.m., where the family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. The family will also receive friends Saturday at the above mention establishment at 9 a.m., followed by funeral service at 9:30.
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April 28, 2009
On April 23, 2009, SAMUEL McKOY. On Wednesday, friends may call at VAUGHN C. GREENE FUNERAL SERVICES (RANDALLSTOWN), 8728 Liberty Road from 4 to 8 P.M. On Thursday, the family will receive friends at the Vaughn C. Greene Chapel-Randallstown from 2 to 2:30 P.M with services to follow. Inquiries to (410) 655-0015.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | April 29, 2009
Samuel McKoy, a retired longshoreman who enjoyed listening to jazz and playing cards, died Thursday at his Windsor Mill home of a heart attack. He was 82. Mr. McKoy was born and raised in Chadbourn, N.C. After graduating from high school, he moved to Baltimore in the 1940s. He joined the Army Reserve and was called to active duty in 1952 during the Korean War. A truck driver, he served in Germany until being discharged in 1956. After returning to Baltimore, Mr. McKoy went to work as a longshoreman for the Steamship Trade Association of Baltimore.
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By Alisa Samuels and Alisa Samuels,Evening Sun Staff | December 13, 1991
Police are searching for a 12-year-old girl who failed to return to her West Baltimore home Dec. 1 after spending the night with a friend.Melody McKoy, of the 300 block of N. Mount St., slept over at a friend's house on nearby Saratoga Street on the night of Nov. 30, police said.She was last seen Dec. 1 about 7 p.m. while on her way home, police said."Right now, we're not suspecting foul play," said Agent Arlene Jenkins, a police spokeswoman. "We have no indication she's in harm's way."But Jenkins said police are concerned because of Melody's age and because she has no money or other means to take care of herself.
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By Robert Hilson Jr. and Robert Hilson Jr.,SUN STAFF | December 2, 1995
After nearly three months at Morgan State University, Terrence "Terry" McKoy had adjusted to college life. He had learned to gauge his time wisely, and his grades were slowly rising to where his parents expected them to be -- dean's list quality."
SPORTS
December 24, 1990
Basketball Cleveland Cavaliers -- Placed G Mike Woodson on waivers.College South Carolina -- Announced that F Troy McKoy has been declared academically ineligible to play basketball.Hockey Quebec Nordiques -- Signed D Bryan Fogarty to a three-year contract.
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By Frank D. Roylance and Frank D. Roylance,Sun Staff Writer | May 15, 1995
The man wanted in the May 8 shooting death of a West Baltimore basketball referee turned himself in to police early yesterday.Elijah Davis Jr. of the 1900 block of Sherwood Ave. surrendered shortly after 10:30 a.m., according to his attorney, William M. Monfried, who accompanied him to police headquarters.He was being held at the Central District lockup pending a bail review hearing today, according to police.Mr. Davis, 24, had been sought since Tuesday, charged in a warrant with first-degree murder and handgun violations in the death of Tony Alexander McKoy, 29, outside the Crispus Attucks Recreation Center in West Baltimore.
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November 12, 2008
On November 8, 2008, CORA V. WILLIAMS; devoted mother of Dolores W. McKoy (Aaron), James E. Williams, Brenda W. McKoy (Robert), Joan Williams and Deborah Williams. She is also survived by a host of other relatives and friends. Friends may visit the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME WEST, INC., 4300 Wabash Avenue on Thursday after 8:30 A.M., where the family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. The family will also receive friends on Friday at Wayland Baptist Church, 3200 Garrison Boulevard at 10:30 A.M., followed by funeral service at 11 A.M.
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By Kate Shatzkin and Kate Shatzkin,SUN STAFF | January 26, 1996
Attorneys in the murder trial of a Baltimore man yesterday offered markedly different versions of how a fight over a neighborhood basketball game turned into death in the street.A key question emerged during the first day of the trial of Elijah Davis Jr.: Was Tony Alexander McKoy shot fighting for a gun or running away?Mr. McKoy was two days shy of his 30th birthday when he died May 8, a couple of hours after he and Mr. Davis had finished playing basketball at the Crispus Attucks Recreation Center in West Baltimore.
NEWS
April 28, 2009
On April 23, 2009, SAMUEL McKOY. On Wednesday, friends may call at VAUGHN C. GREENE FUNERAL SERVICES (RANDALLSTOWN), 8728 Liberty Road from 4 to 8 P.M. On Thursday, the family will receive friends at the Vaughn C. Greene Chapel-Randallstown from 2 to 2:30 P.M with services to follow. Inquiries to (410) 655-0015.
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November 12, 2008
On November 8, 2008, CORA V. WILLIAMS; devoted mother of Dolores W. McKoy (Aaron), James E. Williams, Brenda W. McKoy (Robert), Joan Williams and Deborah Williams. She is also survived by a host of other relatives and friends. Friends may visit the family owned MARCH FUNERAL HOME WEST, INC., 4300 Wabash Avenue on Thursday after 8:30 A.M., where the family will receive friends from 5 to 7 P.M. The family will also receive friends on Friday at Wayland Baptist Church, 3200 Garrison Boulevard at 10:30 A.M., followed by funeral service at 11 A.M.
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February 4, 2007
On January 30, 2007, Richard H. "Dick" Kershner; beloved husband of Mary Louise Kershner; father of Mary Lou McKoy, John H. Kershner and wife Bettye, Richard E. Kershner and wife Elizabeth, Daniel E. Kershner and Scott T. Kershner and wife Cindy. Also surviving are ten grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and his sister, Louise Kershner. He was a 1942 graduate of Penn State University with a BSEE degree. He retired from Westinghouse Electrical Corporation after 48 years of service, and was an avid member of the Barbershop Quartet.
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By Sloane Brown | February 4, 2007
It may have been the third annual Aspire Gala for the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation. But for the 600 guests this party was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Guests such as Steve and Mindy Geppi, Ray Daue, Laura Kiessling and William Jews found themselves mingling with more than a dozen Baseball Hall of Famers, and scads of former and current Baltimore Orioles - all there in honor of Cal Ripken Jr.'s forthcoming induction into the Hall of Fame. Sprinkled among the crowd were the likes of B.J Surhoff, Melvin Mora, Joe Altobelli and Tom Seaver.
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By Michelle Deal-Zimmerman and Michelle Deal-Zimmerman,Sun Repoter | December 31, 2006
Diane Bell McKoy, 55, describes herself as a constant shopper. But not for material things. She's shopping for donors. As the new CEO of Maryland's largest African-American philanthropic organization, she's focused on reaching out to the community. "When I'm out in public for different events, I'm always shopping for opportunities to make connections," says Bell McKoy, who lives in Ten Hills. She is also writing a book and continuing to mentor young women. Perhaps a donation of one's time is the best gift of all. 1 Treo Smartphone "A PDA [personal digital assistant]
BUSINESS
By Allison Connolly and Allison Connolly,Sun reporter | November 3, 2006
Associated Black Charities, the state's largest African-American philanthropic organization, said yesterday that it has named Baltimore city school board member Diane Bell McKoy its new chief executive. She replaces Gary Officer, who resigned in July after only 18 months on the job, after being told by the charity's board chairman to either quit or face a termination vote by the board. Bell McKoy most recently was a senior fellow at the Annie E. Casey Foundation, which supports community initiatives for disadvantaged children and their families.
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By Kate Shatzkin and Kate Shatzkin,SUN STAFF | February 6, 1996
A Baltimore Circuit Court jury last night found a 25-year-old Baltimore man guilty of first-degree murder in the killing of a teammate who prosecutors had said tried to make peace in a dispute over a basketball game.Jurors deliberated a little more than two hours before convicting Elijah Davis Jr. in the death of Tony Alexander McKoy."Oh, I feel good," declared Emily McKoy, Mr. McKoy's mother, who turned 60 yesterday. "I really feel good. Happy birthday to me."Judge Paul E. Alpert revoked Davis' bail last night and set sentencing for April 1. Davis told the judge that he didn't get a fair trial.
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By Peter Hermann and Peter Hermann,Sun Staff Writer | May 10, 1995
Tony Alexander McKoy's job as referee was to keep the peace at league basketball games in West Baltimore. Monday night, he was killed trying.Attempting to smooth over a dispute between a player and his coach, Mr. McKoy walked outside Crispus Attucks Recreation Center, and was shot in the back by a ballplayer, police said.Mr. McKoy, who would have celebrated his 30th birthday today and lived in the 1700 block of McCulloh St., a block from the recreation center, was killed as his 12-year-old son watched from a rec center window.
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By SARA NEUFELD and SARA NEUFELD,SUN REPORTER | July 28, 2006
Baltimore school board member Michael C. Parker is being transferred to a job in Connecticut, creating the second vacancy on the nine-member board in less than a week. Parker, the head of Comcast's Baltimore operation, has been promoted to be the company's area vice president for New Haven, Conn., and New York effective Aug. 1. In an e-mail to The Sun yesterday, he confirmed that he is stepping down from the school board, to which he was appointed a year ago. On Tuesday, board member Douglas R. Kington said he will resign effective Monday to spend more time with family.
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