Kenneth McCarty

Obituary of Kenneth Carl McCarty

Kenneth Carl McCarty, 77, of Corbin went home to be with his Lord Monday, June 7, 2021 at Baptist Health Corbin. Born in Laurel County, he was a son of the late Elder Carl McCarty and Sara Elizabeth McCarty. Kenneth was also predeceased by his wife Wilma Yvonne McCarty, siblings J. T. McCarty, Delmer Levon McCarty, Wanda Hampton, and Marjorie Taylor, and his mother-in-law Mildred Sizemore. Kenneth was a graduate of Lily High School, was retired from the National-Standard Company, and belonged to Good Hope Baptist Church. He is survived by his three children: Tim McCarty, Kay Sams (Doug), and Kendra Gray (Shannon); nine grandchildren: Alonda McCarty, Justin Cawood, Joshua Cawood, Jessica Morearty, Jesse Sams, Matt Sams, Jay Sams, Hunter Browning, and McKinley Gray; eleven great grandchildren: Justin Isaiah, Jasmine, Jordan, Isabella, Jaylynn, Kayleigh, Madlynn, Julie, Cole, Dawson, and Ashton. Kenneth's visitation will be from 6 until 9 pm Friday at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home. His life will be celebrated there at 4 pm Saturday with Elder Fred Baker and Rev. Doyle Lester officiating. Burial will follow at the McHargue Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Bryan McCarty, Justin Carl Cawood, Joshua Cawood, Hunter Browning, Matt Sams and Jay Sams. Honorary bearers will be Jesse Sams, Justin Isaiah, Jordan Douglas and Dr. Charles Marcum. Condolence messages may be sent to the family at www.vankirkgrisellfuneralhome.com.
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