Max McCarty, resident of Hazen, Arkansas, passed away Friday, March 28, 2014 at the age of 86 years old. Born December 28, 1927, at Woodrow, Arkansas, he was the son of the late Andy and Nancy Arizona (Everett) McCarty.
Mr. McCarty was a retired carpenter. Aveteran of the Korean War, he served in the United States Army and awarded a purple heart for his service to our country.
In addition to his parents, Mr. McCarlty was preceded in death by his first wife, Joyce Tapley McCarty; four brothers, Billy, Bobby, Hazen, and Arnold McCarty; two sisters, Jessie George and Elva Jennings.
He is survived by hi8s wife, Pauline McCarty of Batesville; brother, Ted McCarty of St. Louis, Missouri; sister Jean Burnett of Greenville, Missouri; daughter, Sharon Vinson of Snyder, Texas; two sons, Larry McCarty and his wife, Michelle of Snyder, Texas, and Terry McCarty and his wife, Joie of Hazen, Arkansas; five grandchildren, Meghan and Mitchell McCarty of Hazen, Misty Pepper of Louisiana, Jeremy Vinson of Montana, Shawn Vinson of Snyder, Texasw and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M., Monday, March 31, 2014 at the Palestine Baptist Church near Heber Springs. Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in the Pearson Cemetery. Arrangements are by Westbrook Funeral Home of Hazen.