Rood Paris McCartney, 94 - Grantsville

Rood Paris McCartney, 94 of Pine Creek Road, Grantsville, WV died Wednesday, June 27, 2012, at his home.

He was born at Index, WV, the son of Otis and Rebecca Goff McCartney.

He worked as a coal miner at Cabin Creek WV and a mail carrier in Calhoun County. In 1955 he moved to E. Liverpool OH, where he worked and retired from American Vetrified Products. He was a World War II veteran serving in Italy for 2 years. He received a Bronze Star, Purple Heart and Good Conduct Medal.

He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Hester Boggs McCartney; 2 sons and daughers in law, Robert and Linda McCartney of Arnoldsburg WV and Richard and Connie McCartney of Grantsville; 3 grandchildren, Beth Stull (Johnny), Scott McCartney (Carla), Robin Gordon (Danny), 5 great grandchildren, Samual, Danielle, Levi, Daerra and Cheyenne; one sister, Freda Bellomy of St. Cloud FL; special nephew, Charles "Buck" Bell, (Wilma).

He was preceded in death by 7 brothers and 2 sisters.

Calling hours will be Saturday, June 30 at Stump Funeral Home in Grantsville from 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 5 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in St. Paul Cemetery on Pine Creek.