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DOERUN, Ga. -- Joseph Franklin "Joe" McCarty, 76, of Doerun, Ga., died Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at Colquitt Regional Medical Center.
Funeral service will be held at 3:00 PM Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Cobb Funeral Chapel with Dr. David Benton officiating. Interment will follow in Cobb-Suncrest Memorial Gardens.
Casketbearers will be Frankie McCarty, Aubrey McCarty, Harold Eidson, Timothy Bell, Thomas Hurst and Cameron Brinson.
Born March 15, 1941 in Sylvester, Ga., he was the son of the late William Tollie McCarty and Glaydell Russell McCarty. Mr. McCarty was a trainman with CSX Railroad and a member of Doerun United Methodist Church. His family remembers how he loved his family, his cows, fishing, hunting and baseball.
Survivors include his wife, Jane Hortman McCarty of Doerun, Ga.; two children, Janna Eidson and Harold, Frankie McCarty, all of Doerun, Ga.; four grandchildren, Adam Eidson and Erika of La Mesa, Calif., Lynsey Bell and Timothy of Doerun, Ga., Rebekah Hines McCarty of Norman Park, Ga., and Aubrey McCarty of Doerun, Ga.; two great-grandchildren, Brayden Bell and Kylan Bell; brother, William McCarty and Polly of Rockmart, Ga.; sister, Jeannie Cook and Ron of Doerun, Ga.; several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM -3:00 PM Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Cobb Funeral Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, Ga. Sheriff Boys Ranch or Liberty Hill Baptist Church.
Cobb Funeral Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.
Please sign the online guestbook at www.cobbfuneralchapel.com
Published on April 12, 2017
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