- George McCarty
- Date of Death:
Jul 19, 2010
- Location of Service:
Rupp Funeral Home, Inc. -
George McCarty, 82 of Monroe died at 9:07 p.m. Monday in his home. He had been in poor health for eight years.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Rupp Funeral Home, Monroe. He will lie instate 10 a.m. Friday at N. Monroe St. Church of God Mountain Assembly where services celebrating his life will be at 11 a.m. The Rev. Rick Massingill, pastor of the church will officiate. Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Park, LaSalle.
Born September 3, 1927 in Speedwell, Tennessee he was the son of Rev. James “Little Jim” and Elsie (Leach) McCarty. He married Nellie L. Monday May 22, 1947 in Pineville, Kentucky. She preceded him in death on July 13, 2010.
George worked at Detroit Stoker for over 45 years as a machinist. He retired from there March 31, 1993. Also, George had been a farmer most of his life, farming the family farm. With the help of the Lord and his devoted, hard working wife, Nellie they worked hard to raise beautiful vegetable gardens. Customers came from all around to buy their produce. Together they served others with honesty and good measure, pressed down shaken together and running over. Luke 6:38. He truck farmed and did roadside sales. His grandsons, Jeff and Brian also worked in the fields and Kevin was with him at the flee market in Romulus.
A member of North Monroe St. Church of God Mountain Assembly, in his younger days he used to play his guitar and sing in church. He donated vegetables from the garden for the church bazaar.
He is survived by a daughter, Wanda J. (Thomas) Brewster of Monroe; four sisters, Lois Bowman of Monroe, Dorothy Ellis of Batavia, Ohio, Ruth Brantley
and Mildred Russell both of Speedwell, Tennessee; three grandchildren, Jeffrey Brewster of Canton, Michigan, Brian (Brenda) Brewster of Lexington, Kentucky and Kevin (Bethany) Brewster of Carleton; seven great grandchildren, Alisha, Alexis, Brian, Jr. (B.J.), Jaden, Drake, Kyleigh and Jewel Brewster.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister in infancy, Ludie Esther.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
Online condolences may be sent through www.ruppfuneralhomeinc.com
- Location of Services:
Rupp Funeral Home, Inc.
2345 South Custer Road