Edwin McCarty, age 80 of Paris, TN, died Thursday, June 30, 2022, at AHC of Paris.
Edwin grew up and worked on a farm in the Oklahoma panhandle (Felt). He was a paint specialist in a body shop, and enjoyed driving cars, motorcycles, and anything with wheels. He liked to travel. In his later years he moved to Tennessee and owned and operated a lawn and landscaping business. He enjoyed sales and sold a variety of products throughout his lifetime. He loved animals and rescued quite a few. He was a faithful member of the church of Christ and was a Bible teacher and occasional preacher.
Edwin was born August 29, 1941, in Dalhart, TX, to the late Otto Ernest McCarty and the late Ola Iona Masten McCarty.
He was first married to Opal G. McCarty, who preceded him in death on June 21, 2001. He later married Linda Lou Jacobs McCarty, who preceded him in death on August 27, 2019.
He is survived by his brother, Gene (Eleanor) McCarty of The Colony, TX; one niece, Laura (Delbert) White of Livingston, MT; one nephew, David McCarty of Irving, TX; and special friends, Rayburn and Rebecca Thomason of Paris, TN.
Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242. A graveside service will be held Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at 11:00 am at Twin Oaks Cemetery in Huntingdon, TN.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Burial will follow the graveside service in Twin Oaks Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association, PO Box 61420, Staten Island, NY 10306 or at www.apdaparkinson.org