Richard Joseph McCarty 1948-2022 | News, Sports, Jobs


WARREN – Richard Joseph McCarty, 73, of Warren, died Sunday, March 27, 2022 at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital.

He was born on April 15, 1948 in Warren.

Richard was a US Army veteran. After returning to civilian life, Richard was employed as a communications engineer. This job gave him the opportunity to live and work in 48 of the 50 states.

Richard’s treasured memories will be carried on by his loving family, his children, Michelle McCarty, Erica and Brian Harr, Trillion McCarty and Forest Miller; his siblings, Donnie and Dora Holye, William and Nita McCarty, Harry McCarty, Suellen Stanton, James and Eva McCarty, Donald and Sue McCarty, Kathryn McCarty, Roberta and Glenn Dubey, and Patrick and Jackie McCarty; his ex-wife, Nora McCarty; and her grandchildren, Kayla McCarty, John “Jon-Jon” III and Juliet Airgood and Joseph “Joey” Airgood.

He had a genuine love of cats, leaving behind Sheba, Poe and Crip Bubba Gump. Richard also loved Michelle’s dog, Jojo. Richard was passionate about making his homemade spaghetti sauce.

Before Richard in death were his parents, Ann Kathryn Nelms and Ralph Edward McCarty; and her sister, Stella McCreanor Dollar and her brother, Eddie McCarty.

Richard will be cremated and his cremated remains will be scattered in a Veterans Scatter Garden.

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