James N. McCoy Chemical Engineer, 57 James N. McCoy passed away December 29, 2013 in Houston, Texas following a long illness. Arrangements are trusted to Gray Funeral Home, 318 E. Broad Street, Westfield, NJ. where his funeral will be held Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 10:00 AM. The interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Westfield, NJ. Born in Plainfield, NJ., James (Noel) grew up in Cranford, NJ. He was a graduate of Lehigh University. James was employed by Exxon Chemical Company holding various engineering positions in Baton Rouge, LA., Cologne Germany, Florham Park, NJ. and Houston, TX. He held several patents. James is survived by his devoted mother, Dorothy McCoy and his loving sister Judith Hey and her husband Frank. He is also survived by many cousins and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory to The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD), Radnor Station Building 2, Suite 320, 290 King of Prussia Road, Radnor, PA. 19087 will be appreciated.