Floyd Harrison McVay, 85, of Miami passed away Sunday, Aug. 26, 2007, at Integris Baptist Regional Health Center in Miami following a brief illness.

Floyd was born Jan. 12, 1922, in Gracemont, Okla., the son of John and Hannah (Gaston) McVay. At an early age, he moved with his family to Miami.

He married Mary Angel on July 16, 1944, in Miami where the couple made their home.

He worked for Spartan School of Aeronautics and later retired from B.F. Goodrich Tire after 37 years of service. He was an avid fisherman who liked to make and tie his own jigs. He was a member of the Restoration Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ, the Sportsman Club and the B.F. Goodrich Retirees Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Earl McVay.

Survivors include his wife, Mary, of the home; three daughters, Linda Harrison and husband Carl of Owasso, Okla., Marilyn Brazeel and husband Steve of Keller, Texas, and Diane Adams and husband Mike of Miami; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one sister, Betty Whitehead and husband Clyde of Seneca, Mo.; three brothers, Johny and wife Pattye of Miami, Wayne and wife Joyce of Diamond, Mo., and Kenneth and wife Leslie of Arlington, Texas; a sister-in-law, Reta McVay of Fairland, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007, at Restoration Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ located on Highway 10, 2 miles east of Miami.

Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Cooper-Althouse Funeral Home.

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