Gary Lynn McCarty, 85, passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2018. He was born Aug. 9, 1932, to the late Gladys and Russell McCarty in Topeka, Kansas. He was predeceased by a daughter, Robin Burk.
Gary was a graduate of the University of Kansas. He served in the U.S. Air Force, where he received the National Defense Service Medal and a Good Conduct Medal. He worked as a mechanical engineer for Rockwell Manufacturing and Martin Marietta – NASA Titan Rocket Series and Sara Lee. His hobbies included flying and computer science.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 68 years, Eleanor McCarty; four daughters, Janine McCarty Sobell (Chris), Kim Lynch (Mike), Sherri McCarty and Stacey McCarty (Brian Mallard); son-in-law, Gary Burk; one brother, Fred McCarty; eight grandchildren, Shane, Kirk and Kyliegh Sobell, Chelsea Lynch O’hara, Erik and Ryan Burk, Devon Turner and Spencer Alexander; and a host of other relatives and friends.
A graveside service, with military honors, will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 1, at Albert G. Horton Veteran Cemetery, 5310 Milners Road, Suffolk.
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