Earl T. McCarty Jr., 78

August 10, 2011
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NOV. 25, 1932-AUG. 8, 2011

Earl T. "Sonny" McCarty Jr., 78, of Potomac Towers, and formerly of Mechanic Street in Hagerstown, passed away Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, at his home.

Born Nov. 25, 1932, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late Earl T. McCarty Sr. and Florence (McClellan) McCarty.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jane McCarty, on Aug. 4, 1979.

He retired in 1995 from Maryland Metals of Hagerstown.

He is survived by his companion of 28 years, Edna Smith; daughter, Linda Swope; sister, Angie McCarty; sister-in-law, Cheryl McCarty; brother-in-law, Jim Curfman; grandchildren, Carol Kelley Williams and Barbara Kelley; great-grandchildren, Daniel "DJ" Turner, Stephanie Kelley, Heather Turner, Patricia Howard and Tristen Kelley; great-great-grandchildren, Diamond Turner, Allen-Michael Kelley, Mariah Turner and Daniel "DJ" Turner Jr., one soon-to-be great-great-grandchild; nieces; nephews; and his companion's children and grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Peggy Curfman; and brothers, Charles "Bill" McCarty and Larry "Ada" McCarty.

Services and burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements were made by J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg, Md.

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