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Regina Chestnut McCoy

January 1, 1960 ~ December 5, 2018 (age 58)


January 1, 1960~December 5, 2018

Regina Chestnut McCoy, 58, passed away on Wednesday, December 5, 2018.

Reflections of Regina’s Life

 Regina Vanessa Chestnut McCoy, affectionately known as “Nessa” the daughter of Earl Chestnut and the late LeGertha McNeil Faison, was born January 29, 1960, in Jamaica, Queens New York.  Preceding her in death are Sister Angela Chestnut, and nephew Gary Chestnut Jr.

Nessa received her formal education in Jamaica, New York Public School System. Along with attending the J. F. Drake College located in Huntsville, Alabama where she received her cosmetology license.She moved back to New York in the late 80’s where she was employed by the Marriott Marquis, as part of the Executive Housekeeping Team for many years. Nessa relocated to Charlotte, NC in 1999, where she continues her employment with the Courtyard by Marriott for ten years.

In 1997,Nessa met the love of her life, Kenneth McCoy.  On September 25, 2004, Nessa was united in holy matrimony with Kenneth McCoy in Charlotte, North Carolina. Nessa was so full of life, some of her passion’s where styling hair, cooking, spending time with her family, throwing parties and taking flawless selfies. If you where around Nessa you would definitely be in one of her selfies.

Her beautiful life will forever be cherished in the lives of her husband Kenneth L. McCoy, Daughters, Angelique Chestnut, Step - daughter Tashira McCoy, Granddaughter Amayah Rorie, Dad Earl Chestnut (Sylane), Brothers Gary (Carol), Gus (Edwena), Averil (LaShawn), Derick (Ashli). Sisters Janice Johnson, and Angela Griffin. Father in law Alvenzer Lee (Ofelia), Sister in laws Toni White (Leonard), Crystal Lee (Derrick), Katherine Lee (Januarius, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.       

A memorial service for Mrs. McCoy will be held at 11:00 AM, on Saturday, December 15, 2018, at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church 1600 Norris Ave, Charlotte, North Carolina 28206.

The McCoy Family have entrusted her care to Boston's Mortuary.

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