February 17, 1897, Ninety-Six, South Carolina.

March 27, 1995.

Addison Church of God cemetery, Addison, Alabama.

Otis was the son of Thomas Lewis McCoy & Ida Octavia Denson, and husband of Melzie A. Conner. He was inducted into the Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 2003. His works include:

  1. Heaven Bound Train
  2. His Nail Scarred Hand Holds My Crown
  3. I Have a Friend in Heaven
  4. Keep On The Firing Line
  5. Naturalized for Heaven
  6. Send Me
  7. Those Living Words