|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.