Lawrence McCarty

Posted 6/25/20

Lawrence A. McCarty, 93, of Paris, passed away at 12:05 a.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at Twin Lakes Rehab. He was a carpenter, building several homes, and worked in the maintenance department for …

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Lawrence McCarty

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Lawrence A. McCarty, 93, of Paris, passed away at 12:05 a.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at Twin Lakes Rehab. He was a carpenter, building several homes, and worked in the maintenance department for Paris Union School District 95.

A graveside memorial service is 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 30, at Marshall Cemetery in Marshall, with Pastor Daniel Smith officiating. Military rites by American Legion Post #211 will accompany the service. Templeton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. McCarty was born Oct. 1, 1926, at Marshall, the son of the late Fred Delaney and Lydia Ann Sanders McCarty. He married Fern Ashley in 1947 in Edgar County, and she passed away Aug. 13, 2014.

Survivors include his children, Michael (Jane) McCarty and Patti (Dale) Muchow, both of Paris; a sister, Rose Macy of Ohio; six grandchildren, Josh (Samantha) McCarty, Johnathon (Maddie) McCarty, Heather Stafford, Nicholas Muchow, Justin (Kylee) Muchow and Malary (Levi) Cox, all of Paris; eight great-grandchildren and another expected in July; two sisters-in-law, Dorothy Evans and Mary Ellen Francis, both of Paris; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother and three sisters.

Mr. McCarty was a United States Army Veteran of World War II. He was an avid gardener and enjoyed bowling in his younger years. He loved Ford Tractors and was a member of the Clark County Tractor Club. He was formerly a member of the Lions Club, the Paris Honeybee Antique Association and the Edgar County Fishing Club.

Memorial donations may be made to E.C.C.F., Inc. DO IT Fund.

Online condolences at www.TempletonFuneralHome.com.