Ruby Marie (Nibert) McCoy, age 83, of Gallipolis, Ohio, passed away Monday, March 9, 2020 at the Jenkins Community Care facility in Wellston, Ohio. She was born Feb. 13, 1937 in Gallia County to the late Willis and Hattie (Gardner) Nibert.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her lifelong husband, William Dale McCoy; daughter, Patricia Ann Faria of Jackson; and siblings: Alice Stover, Bill Nibert and Judy Harmon, all of the Gallipolis area.
Ruby walked to the beat of her own drum, she was a vibrant, strong, independent lady and was the family matriarch. She was quite the entrepreneur, she was a loving mother who gave her heart and attention to her children and spouse.
Ruby is survived by her daughter, Diana Wyant of Jackson, and siblings: Delores Spencer of Bidwell, Reva Sines, Brenda Nibert and John Nibert of Gallipolis.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Jenkins Community Long-Term Care of Wellston and the Hospice staff at National Church Residence of Waverly.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 13, 2020 at the Fairmount Cemetery with celebrant William Taylor officiating. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home.
Condolences can be emailed to www.mayhew-brownfuneralhome.com