Kenneth Donald McCarty, age 82, of LaFollette passed away on January 9, 2021. He was a member of Cedar Hill Baptist Church, Valley Star Masonic Lodge #522 and Kerbela Shriners. US Army Veteran and retired after 40 years from the United States Postal Service as LaFollette Postmaster. Preceded in death by parents: Fred and Cleo White McCarty sister: Lola Chumbley


Wife of 63 years and sweetheart forever: Yvonne Young McCarty

Son: Rodney and wife Tammy McCarty

Grandchildren: Taylor McCarty and Tasha Fontenot

Brother: Fredie McCarty

Sisters: Elsie Baldino, Trula Wilson, Gail Keeton and Debbie Sheilds

Several nieces and nephews

Family will receive friends 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM Tuesday January 12, 2021 at Cross-Smith Funeral Home and proceed to Sunrise Cemetery for a 3 PM Graveside Service and Interment with Military Honors by the Campbell County Honor Guard, and Masonic Services. Rev. Brian Burge Officiating.

In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Campbell County Shriners Club Hospital Transportation Fund P.O. Box 264 LaFollette TN 37766.

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Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home