Charles E. McCarty, 79, of Columbus, passed away July 5, 2017, at his home.
Charles was born Feb. 13, 1938, in Kentucky, the son of Charles J. and Elsie Hardin McCarty. He married Kathleen King on Oct. 19, 1962.
Charles enjoyed collecting diecast cars and working on vehicles of all types, but he especially loved to fish.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Fields officiating. Military honors will be performed by the Bartholomew County Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until time of services Saturday.
Survivors include wife; son, Delbert Lee (Janita) McCarty of Columbus; grandchildren, Matthew Craig McCarty and Vanessa Dawn McCarty; and great-granddaughters, Sariah Lynn McCarty and Maddison Grace McCarty.
He was preceded in death by his parents; as well as a brother, Johnny McCarty.
You are invited to light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the internet.