|Birth: ||Apr. 29, 1926|
|Death: ||Sep. 13, 2008|
J.B. McCarty, 82, of Stuttgart, a World War II veteran and retired barber, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008. He was the son of Russell and Lorene McCarty of Humphrey. He moved to Stuttgart in 1953 and lived there until his death.
He was born April 29, 1926, in Brummitt, Ark. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lorene and Russ McCarty; his brothers, Alvin, Elmers "Shorty", Herbert, George, Royce, Vernon and Ray; and his sisters, Irene McCarty, Ellen McCarty and Neoma Cates.
James "Mac" loved to visit with his customers, friends and family. The best times were when he was surrounded by close friends and family. He loved to fish and hunt. If he wanted to do something, he learned how to do it. He was a "jack of all trades". Many friends and family members have kitchen cabinets and furniture items that he crafted. He was especially proud of his Bayou Meto duck calls he made and sold. He was a generous and giving person. Many times he visited his ill customers to give them a hair cut.
Survivors are his wife, Grace Hart McCarty; his children, James R. McCarty of Casscoe, Linda Ansel and husband George of Benton and Charlotte Stauber of Ulm; his granddaughters, Shanna, Sandi and Alison; his grandson, Bert; his great-grandson, Aiden; his great-granddaughter, Lilly; his sister Dorothy Sloan of Arlington, Texas; and his brother, David McCarty of Humphrey.
Funeral services, officiated by Bro. Randy Hogan and Bro. Gregg Greenway, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Turpin Funeral Home chapel. Burial will follow in Williams Cemetery by Turpin Funeral Home of Stuttgart.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Turpin Funeral Home.
The family requests memorials be made to Stuttgart Chapter Future Farmers of America, Attn: Barry Rogers, 2501 S. Main St., Stuttgart, Ark. 72160.
Created by: Charles & Lisa Anderson
Record added: Jul 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39216922
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