Obituary of Robert “Bob” Charles McCarthy
Robert “Bob” Charles McCarthy, 66 of Pittsburg, IL, passed away on November 17, 2018 at home surrounded by family.
Bob was born in Chicago, IL on February 5, 1952. He was raised in Tinley Park, IL and graduated from Tinley Park High School in 1970. That same year he married Barbara Hayden. Bob worked for 20 years as a machinist until he came to his real passion of farming in Southern Illinois.
Bob is survived by his wife, Barbara; daughter, Sheila; brother, Lawrence J. and his wife JoEllen and their children, Matthew McCarthy, and Laura Turianski and her husband, Michael with their children, Shane, Mae, and Kai; sister, Joann Jordan; nephew, Thomas Harner and his wife Mariah, their children, Samantha and Preston; nephew, Joseph Harner and his wife Dana; nephew, Robert Harner and his daughter Jade; niece, Katherine Lewis and her husband Justin, their children, Rylee, Malia, Abel, Freya, and Arsen; and niece, Tina Morris, and her son, Tyler Gillenwater.
Bob is preceded in death by his parents, Charles Joseph and Joann Janet McCarthy; brother, Thomas Ivan; and mother-in-law, Juanita Hayden.
A funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville, IL. The service will be conducted by Pastor Robert Turner. Interment will follow at the Twitchell Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at the funeral home.