June 14, 1940
Place of Birth: Decatur
Death: November 9, 2009
Place of Death: Aspen Ridge
Decatur - David " Dave" M. McCarty, 69, of Decatur, passed away at 12:15
pm Monday, November 9, 2009 at Aspen Ridge Care Centre.
Graveside services celebrating David's life will be held at 2:30 pm
Friday, November 13, 2009 at Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home with Pastor
Joel Ruppert officiating. Visitation will be held from 12:00 Noon to
2:00 pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made
to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences and memories may be
shared with the family at www.gracelandfairlawn.com.
David was born June 14, 1940 in Decatur, the son of Leland Merle and
Frances L. (Rogers) McCarty. He married Wanda Mason early in his life
and later divorced, and had one son: William David.
David enjoyed bowling, fishing, watching Illini basketball and doing
word puzzles. He was a house painter and was a manager for the Curve Inn
Surviving are his son: William David, his brother Ralph D. and his wife,
Sherry, of Bolingbrook, IL, three cousins, one niece, four nephews,
three great-nieces, five great-nephews including Tommy Leslie, two
great-great nieces Mackenzi Sargeant and Arianne Leslie, and one
great-great nephew Zachary Sargeant.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers: Thomas and
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to David's niece, Cheri
(Otto) Leslie, and great-niece, Stephani (Scott) Sargeant, for their
love, care, and attention during David's time of need. A special thanks
to Dr. Perdekamp, Dr. Newlin, Dr. DePaz, and Dr. Sobol, Aspen Ridge
Nursing Home Staff, nurses and staff at DMH on the 4th floor, ICU, and