Alma Pottinger’s  (d/o of Mary & LB Pottinger) Husband passed yesterday, I am sad to pass this on.

Dirk Boyd "Mac" McCoy

Dirk Boyd 'Mac' McCoy, 62, of Shepherdsville, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Nov. 7, 1955.

Mac returned to his Heavenly Father on Monday, May 21, 2018.   Dirk was a Master Mason for over 35 years, past Master of the Nahe Temple 866, Salt River Lodge F&AM 180 and Zoneton Lodge F&AM 964; Louisville Consistory of the Scottish Rite, Kosair Shriner, Kosair Shrine Provost Club, Pastor Worthy Patron of Mount Washington Chapter 552 Order of the Eastern Star and Rainbow Board Member Mount Washington Assembly 63 International Order of the Rainbow for Girls.

He was also the Republican representative for the Bullitt County Board of Elections and past Precinct Captain.

He was past Commander of the American Legion Post, member of Louisville Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans, Shepherdsville Lions Club, Mount Washington Chapter of AARP, Past Post Adviser for Bullitt County Sheriff's Explorer Post, Past Post Adviser of the Jefferson County Explorer Post, Past Post Adviser for the Fort Knox Military Police Explorer Post and Kentucky Colonel.

He retired from the U.S. Army as a Staff Sergeant in the Military Police Corp and Metro Safe (911 communications as a supervisor).

He worked a hosted of other jobs throughout his lifetime including: Sergeant at the Louisville Fire Department in the fire alarm office, Jefferson County Public School Security, Jefferson County Sheriff Office, Bullitt County Sheriff's Office, Clarksville, Tenn., police department, Fort Campbell Fire Department, corrections officer for the main penitentiary in Nashville, Tenn., Human Resource manager for Murray Guard, as well as numerous security companies.

Mac attended Bethel United Methodist Church in Mount Washington and was a member of First Christian Church of Taylorsville.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Nora Lyon McCoy; birth parents, Milton and Edna Prater; son, Eric G. (Laura) McCoy; and an infant son, Lovell R. McCoy.

He is survived by his devoted wife of 25 years, the former Alma Pottinger; loving daughters, Nora M. and Linda M. McCoy of Shepherdsville and Stephanie (Jeremy) King of San Antonio, Texas; son, Phillip A.B. (Stephanie) McCoy of Cincinnati; siblings, Denise (Cecil) Prater of Hamilton, Ohio, and Milton Prater of Cincinnati; five grandchildren; three nieces; two nephews; also leaves behind numerous close friends and his daily four-legged companion, his pride and joy, Greta.

Funeral services will be held at Noon on Friday, May 25, at Hardy-Close Funeral Home in Shepherdsville with burial in Louisville Memorial Gardens West. Visitation will be from 1-8 p.m. on Thursday with a Masonic service at 6 p.m. and after 9 a.m. on Friday.

Funeral Home
Hardy-Close Funeral Home
285 South Buckman St. Shepherdsville, KY 40165
(502) 955-6304


Ron W. Pottinger


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