Jerry Howard McCartney, 87, of Warsaw, passed away on July 5, 2019 at 2:50 PM in Peabody Retirement Community in North Manchester, IN.He was born on April, 3, 1932 to Ray and Elma McCartney. On March 19, 1953 he was united in marriage in Warsaw to Margie Latta, who preceded him on December 31, 2017.
A lifelong Warsaw resident, he worked for Kroger-Owens Grocery Store for over 50 years. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy where he was 3rd Class Metal Smith aboard the U.S.S. Perry Destroyer Tender during the Korean Conflict.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Warsaw, Warsaw Masonic Lodge #73, Fort Wayne Valley of the Scottish Rite, Mizpah Shrine and the American Legion Post #49. On March 10, 2015 he was honored as the Kosciusko County Veteran of the Month. He was the 1st recipient of the Fisher Award serving as the Captain of his Football Team.
He is survived by his son; Jay (and spouse Renae) McCartney of Warsaw. He is further survived by his grandchildren; Heather Davis, Pam Davis, Samantha McGinnis, Christie (and spouse Zeb) Dotson McCartney, Kerra McCartney, Chris Warren and Jeremy McCartney along with 8 great-grandchildren. He was preceded by his wife Margie and daughter Marcia Davis McCartney.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday July 9, 2019 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel in Warsaw. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday July 10, 2019 at 11:00 AM in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel with Pastor Brian Smith officiating. Burial will take place in Oakwood Cemetery, with Military Honors by the American Legion Post 49 and the VFW Post 1126.
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