Jim McCarty, age 75, of Farmington, died Monday, April 17, 2017 in Springdale. He was born October 25, 1941 in Combs, Arkansas, the son of William Riley and Bessie Marie Lackey McCarty. He was an employee of Fayetteville Public School District for many years and was a Baptist. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Eldora Stanley McCarty; a daughter, Brenda McIlvain of Seligman, Missouri; two sons, Jamie Ray McCarty and Joe Dale McCarty, both of Farmington; and a dog Patches whom he adored; two sisters, Joy Nelson and her husband Jerry of West Fork and Janice Pense and her husband Carl of Fayetteville and a brother, James McCarty and his wife Shirley of Ventura, California and many nieces and nephews. Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Dowell Cemetery, under the direction of Moore's Chapel. Memorials may be made to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (National Headquarters), 6931 Arlington, Rd., 2nd Floor, Bethesda, Maryland 20814. To sign the online guest book, visit www.mooresfuneralchapel.com.
Published April 18, 2017