Waitman T. McCartney
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59, of Minerva went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, March 17 at his residence following a lengthy illness. Waitman was born in Philippi, W.Va, on Sept. 16, 1953, the son of the late Lawrence Waitman and Evelynn (Croston) McCartney. Preceded in death by daughter, Angel; son, Waitman; sister, Eva Lynn McCartney; and brother, Charles Croston. Pastor of the Apostolic Believers in The Lord Jesus Christ Church of East Canton. Employed for six years at the Republic Steel Corp. of Canton as a Stamper; and 13 years with Laborers Local 1015 also of Canton.
Survived by his wife of 39 years, Edith (Kennedy) McCartney married July 21, 1973; two sons, Chris (Stacie Heath) McCartney of Minerva, Joshua McCartney of the home; two grandchildren, Angel and Krissy McCartney; five sisters, Emogene Mayle of Paris, Carolyn Mayle of Canton South, Wanda Swiger, Mary McCartney, Alta Croston, all of Philippi, W.Va.; and brother, Troy Lee McCartney of Philippi, W.Va.
Funeral Services will be held at the Waltner-SIMCHAK Funeral Home at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 21, with Rev. Allie Walker officiating. Friends may call Wednesday from 1-9 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial at Evergreen Memorial Gardens of Louisville.
Published in The Repository on Mar. 19, 2013