William L. McCarthy Jr., 84, of Lynchburg, VA, died Saturday, October 19, 2013. He was the husband of Kathleen (Frances) McCarthy.
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Born Thursday, January 3, 1929 in Covington, VA, Bill was a son of the late William Leroy McCarthy and Ethel Secrist McCarthy.
In addition to his wife, Bill is survived by a son, William L. McCarthy, III (Mack) and his wife, Jean, a granddaughter, Katie McCarthy Watts and her husband, Will, two sisters: Carolyn Dunn and her husband, Dennis, and Sue Larkum; and a brother, Pat McCarthy.
In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by a son, Glenn Allyn McCarthy.
Bill proudly served our country as a member of the U.S. Navy during WWII. He attended Augusta Military Academy and Virginia Tech.
Bill and Frances were married on July 23, 1951 in Covington, VA. Bill worked for Dominion Power (VEPCO) for 36 years and was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at Cedar Hill Cemetery, 333 Locust Street, Covington VA. A reception for friends and family will follow at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Best Western, 820 East Madison Street, Covington, VA.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Holy Cross Catholic Church, 710 Clay Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504,
Tharp Funeral Home and Crematory, Lynchburg, is handling arrangements (434-237-9424).
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Published in Northern Virginia Daily on Oct. 21, 2013