Robert A. McCarty Jr.

Written by Theresa Rose on September 21, 2016

Robert A. McCarty Jr., 37, of Birmingham died at 5:55 A.M. Monday September 19, 2016 at University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City from injuries sustained in a car accident.  He was born February 21, 1979 to Robert Sr. and Dovie Shuffler McCarty.  He married Ricki Boyd April of 1998 in Farmington and they later divorced.  He married Rachael Counts January 29, 2005 in Stockport.

Robbie grew up in and spent all of his adult life in Van Buren County and attended Harmony Schools.  He had been a member of the Eagles Club in Fairfield and enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding motorcycles and being a mechanic.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Rachael McCarty of Hillsboro, two sons with Ricki, Clinton McCarty of Farmington and Austin McCarty of Farmington, three brothers, Rick McCarty (Sierra) of Fairfield, Richard McCarty (Cady) of Richland and Renny McCarty (Hannah) of Selma, two step sons, Dakota Haynes of Hillsboro and Deven Kite of Cedar Rapids, three grandmothers, Dorothy Cook of Libertyville, Linda McCarty of Bonaparte and Vel Brereton of Fairfield.  He was preceded in death by three grandfathers, Richard McCarty, Lloyd Berereton and Clarence Cook.

Funeral services will be at 6:30 P.M. Thursday September 22, 2016 at Pedrick Funeral Home, Keosauqua with Larry Shipley officiating.  Visitation with family will be from 5- 6:30 Thursday prior to the service at the funeral home.  In accordance with his wishes cremation will follow the service.  In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family may be left at funeral home or mailed to the family at 28321 Route J40, Keosauqua, IA 52565