J. T. McCarty was born on February 8, 1933 in Speedwell, Tenn., the son of the late Carl and Elizabeth Sparks McCarty. He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Napier McCarty, a son, Bryan McCarty , a beloved daughter he never had, Cheryl Reed McCarty, one brother, Kenneth McCarty and a sister, Marjorie Taylor both of Corbin, two grandchildren, Ashley Michelle McCarty and Candice Morgan Shepherd, plus a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing. Besides his parents he was also preceded in death by a sister, Wanda Hampton.
He was a retired farmer and business owner, a veteran of the United States Army and was of the Baptist Faith.
J. T. departed this life on Friday, January 13, 2017, being 83 years, 11 months and 5 days of age.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 at Bowling Funeral Home with Craig Morgan officiating. Burial will follow in the McDaniel Cemetery in London. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. Wednesday until the funeral hour of 1 p.m.
Military honors will be provided by the local DAV.
Published on January 17, 2017