Duffield - James Russell McCarty, 72 of Duffield, went to be with the Lord on Friday, March 23, 2018 at Indian Path Medical Center following a brief illness. Born in Somerset, KY, Russell worked as a manager at several different retail locations throughout Tennessee and Florida. As an avid outdoorsman he returned to this area, after retirement, to spend time with his family. He was an enthusiastic Kentucky Wildcat fan and was of the Christian faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James B. and Elizabeth Wilkinson McCarty; his brother, Michael McCarty.
Russell is survived by his nieces, Gina Pavlovich and husband Marcos, Miciah McCarty; nephews, Jeff Lane and wife Sherry, Eric McCarty and wife Georgia; sister-in-law and best friend, Jerri McCarty; several great-nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at Carter-Trent Funeral Home, Kingsport. Friends may also call anytime at the residence of Jerri McCarty, 2309 Inglewood Drive, Kingsport.
A funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor David Salley officiating.
Carter-Trent Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport is serving the McCarty family.