Billy Gene McCarn
1939 - 2018
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Billy Gene McCarn, 78, of Hopland passed away quietly at his home with his family present on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. Bill was born in Atwood, Oklahoma, July 12 1939. Bill moved to Hopland when he was 8 years old and graduated from Hopland High School. Bill was a Supervisor for Caltrans, he also was a mill worker and a ranch hand during his working years. Bill liked hunting, fishing, trap shooting and team roping. He enjoyed the outdoors and loved life in general. Bill was an avid hunter and trap shooter, he loved to look for the biggest mule deer and wild hog. During high school Bill was one of the most outstanding baseball players in Hopland and Northern California. Bill is survived by his wife of 60 years Carolyn "Topsy" McCarn of Hopland, daughters Rhonda and her husband Jerry King of Cave Junction, Or., son Ray and his wife Nita McCarn of Sheridan, Wy., brother Jerry McCarn of Ukiah, grandchildren Ashee Kukuchka, Lindsay King, McKenzie Quigley and Justin King, also 8 great grandchildren. Bill was preceded in death by his parents JB & Lucille McCarn and brother Wendall McCarn. A potluck Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, January 27 from 1-3 pm at the Hopland Fire House. Arrangements are under the direction of the Eversole Mortuary.

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Published in Ukiah Daily Journal on Jan. 23, 2018.
Celebration of Life
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February 1, 2018
I am very sad to hear of Bill's passing. I always enjoyed spending time with him sharing our stories of the great outdoors. It was my pleasure to be employed with him at CalTrans. My condoles to Bill's family and friends.....he was a great guy.
Dennis Passalaqua
January 27, 2018
Topsy, Natalie and I are so sorry to hear about Bill's passing. He was a good friend and a great boss. He taught me a lot through the years I worked with him at Caltrans. My memories of him will always be fond and funny. We will pray for him, you and the family.

Natalie and Jim Grow
January 27, 2018

Vera and I are very sorry for your loss. We will remember Bill always.

Our prayers,

Randy and Vera Leach
January 27, 2018
Topsy and Family, so sorry for your loss, I always enjoyed Roping with Bill. Russ Oakley.
Russ Oakley
January 26, 2018
Topsy and family, I am so sorry to hear of Bill's passing. Bill will be deeply missed. I am hoping you can get through this and want you to know that my heart hurts with all of you.
Neda Rowlison
January 26, 2018

So sorry for your loss . He will remain in our memory banks as the best trapshooter and a good friend to all. God bless your family in this time of sorrow.
Robert & Vera Hunt
January 25, 2018
Topsy and family, our thoughts prayers are with you! Bill got me started in trap shooting so many years ago, I will miss him dearly!

Rod & Beckie Island
Rod Island
January 25, 2018
Our prayers and thoughts are with you. I always enjoyed shooting and talking to Bill when he shot at Eel River trap Club. May God keep you in his hands always. Dennis Bucko
January 25, 2018
I was so sad to hear about Bill's passing. I have many fond memories growing up in Hopland and around the McCarn family.
I shared Bills love of horses and team roping.
My thoughts and prayers are with Topsy, Ray, Rhonda, Jerry and family during this sad time.
He will be missed my many.

Debbie (Rooker) and Fred Niesen
Willits, CA
January 25, 2018
I was so sad to hear about Bill's passing. I will always remember Bill and Topsy from my days growing up in Hopland, and Bill's love of horses and team roping.
My thoughts and prayers go out to Topsy, Ray, Rhonda, Jerry and the extended family.

Debbie (Rooker) and Fred Niesen
Willits, CA.
January 24, 2018
I just learned of Bills passing. My thoughts and prayers to all the family.
Darlene DeMarcantonio
January 24, 2018
You're were one of my dad's favorites and soon became mine. I will miss sitting with you at shoots, you're kindness and generosity for your skill is something I will never, ever forget. Thank You.
Matt Purcell
January 24, 2018
Fond memories of our dear neighbor of 15 years. His laugh, his stories, and his smile will always be our family's favorite things. We see him sitting on the bridge taking in the morning always a friendly wave. Rest In Peace Bill and our sincerest sympathies to Topsy and the family. We will miss you...
Derek and Shannon Langevin
January 24, 2018
Topsy. My love and prayers go out to you, Rhonda, Ray & Jerry. Bill is now with my Mike & Wendell.. God bless their handsome McCarn souls. Hugs
Betsy Simmons
January 23, 2018
It is with GREAT SORROW that we read of Bills passing, Our thoughts and prayers are with you!!
Galvin & Kathy Graham
January 23, 2018
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