Alto “Al” V. McCarty III, of Rogers, passed away Sept. 29. 2013at his home surrounded by loved ones. He was born Oct. 6, 1938 in Helena, the son of Alto V McCarty Jr. and Jane Burns McCabe McCarty.
He owned and operated Al McCarty Jewelers with his wife Carolyn. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 4th Knights of Columbus and charter member of the Rogers Optimist Club and Ducks Unlimited.
Al served in the Army for three years, he enjoyed spending time with this family and especially this three grandchildren. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and his church.
His parents, a brother Elliott McCarty and a sister, Jane McCarty Maudslay, preceded him in death.
He leaves his wife of 49 years Carolyn; a daughter, Lee Boyd and husband, Mike; a son, A.V. McCarty and wife Nina; and three grandchildren, Michelle Hope Boyd, Madison Alexis and Olivia Ann McCarty.
Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Monsignor David LeSieur officiating.
Private interment will follow in the St. Vincent Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. and Rosary services will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at Benton County Funeral Home, 306 N. 4th Street, Rogers.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, the Parkinson Association or the charity of your choice.
Online condolence may be made to www.bentoncountyfuneralhome.com.