John W. McCarty, 1938-2013

WINDHAM – John W. McCarty, 75, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at Robinson Memorial Hospital.

He was born June 9, 1938, in Lost Creek, W.Va., the son of Leonard Woodrow and Virginia Pearl Regester McCarty.

John served in the U.S. Army from 1956 to 1958 and was a final repairman at General Motors. He was a 32nd degree Mason at Garrettsville Masonic Lodge 0246.

He enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping. John loved singing, playing guitar, playing cards, and spending time with family and friends.

He is survived by his devoted wife, Dorothy Anderson McCarty, whom he married Dec. 7, 1971; children Richard (Cheryl) McCarty, Roger McCarty and Tammy Smith, all of West Virginia, and Monica (George) Maur of Ravenna; sister Barbara (John) Morrison of Ohio; brother Jack (Helen) McCarty of West Virginia; half-brother Leonard (Terry) McCarty of West Virginia; numerous stepchildren; many grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Calling hours are 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Mallory-DeHaven-Carlson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 8382 Center St., Garrettsville, OH 44231, with Masonic services following at 5 p.m. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home with Pastor Robert Morrison officiating.

Burial will follow in Windham Township Cemetery with military honors.

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