Clarence W. McCoy is a graduate of Frederick
College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business
Administration. Clarence, better known as
C.W. "Luke McCoy” attended many seminars
during his tenure with the City of
Portsmouth, including Public
Administration Class at O.D.U.
Mr. McCoy completed the Darden School for
Executives. He was the Vice President and
Sales Manager of the Tidy Corp. in
Mr. McCoy worked for the City of Portsmouth
for 30 years holding numerous positions and
retiring as the City manager in 2004.
He has since served on the Economic
Development Authority and SPSA, where he is
still a member. Mr. McCoy served on SPSA
from 1995 -2004 at retirement.
Luke served as Chairman of the Trustees for
the Portsmouth District of theUnited
Methodist Church. He is currently serving as
Property Chairman of New Creations United
Methodist Church. He is very active in the
community where he helps feed the homeless,
has led Missions trips to Jamaica, the gulf
coast and here in Virginia.
Mr. McCoy is currently retired and resides
in Portsmouth Virginia with his wife Mimi.
They have three children, Cathy Collier,
Michael McCoy and Melisa McCreight and seven