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Rocky McTarsney, 59, Morgantown

Rocky A. McTarsney, 59, passed away Friday morning, Oct. 12, 2012, at his home in Morgantown.

He was born Dec. 3, 1952, in Franklin to Lynn Oliver and Esther Marie (Rogers) McTarsney.

Rocky was a 1971 graduate of Franklin Community High School and went on to serve his country with the United States Army Airborne.

Survivors include his father, Lynn McTarsney of Franklin; two sons, Rocky A. McTarsney Jr. of Plainfield and Matthew A. McTarsney of Franklin; one daughter, Angie G. McTarsney of Morgantown; three brothers, Jack (Carol) McTarsney of Franklin, Brian McTarsney of Amity and Barry (Lisa) McTarsney of Franklin; three sisters, Debbie (Larry) Bowman of Edinburgh, Crystal (Tom) Smith of Waverly and Dawn McTarsney of Greenwood; and two grandchildren, Joseph and Josh McTarsney.

Rocky was preceded in death by his mother, Esther McTarsney; and by his wife, Iva Jane (Burnam) McTarsney on June 6, 2010, whom he married in Cadiz, Ky.

Rocky retired in 2009 as a production operator with Arvin Industries in Franklin and Columbus, after 37 years of service. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, visiting flea markets and yard sales.

The Rev. Jim Moore will conduct a funeral service at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15 at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St. in Morgantown. Friends can call from 11 a.m. until service time Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown with military rites presented by the Martinsville American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars honor guards.

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  • November 28
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