Bernard D. “Bernie” McCarty, 84, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:42 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at Wapakoneta Manor.
He was born on March 21, 1927, in a farm home in Marion Township, Hardin County, to Hobart and Francis (Fields) McCarty, and they preceded him in death.
On June 8, 1947, he married Mary Ann Copeland, and she survives.
He is also survived by a son, Ronald J. McCarty of Wapakoneta; two sisters; several nieces and nephews;
He was preceded in death by a sister.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, State Route 501, Wapakoneta, with the Rev. R. J. Davis officiating.
Burial will be in the Wesley Chapel Cemetery in Union Township.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to the Uniopolis Fire Department.
Condolences may be expressed at BayliffAndEleyfh.com.