Earnest Marion “Trey” McCarty, III, entered into Heaven on Sunday, November 4, 2012, as a result of injuries received in an accident. Trey was born on November 14, 2001, a son to Earnest Marion McCarty, Jr. (Mack) and Paula Michelle Raney McCarty. Trey was the older brother of Connor Sheldon McCarty and Daniel Josiah McCarty.
In addition to his parents and brothers, Trey is survived by his grandparents, Earnest Marion and Kay Rollins McCarty of Point Pleasant, Phyllis Neal Grashel of Hommassass, Fla, and Juanita Cable Raney of Stanton, Ky.; uncles and aunts, Matthew and Kari McCarty and Nicholas McCarty and Beth Leach, John Raney, Willard Raney, Delissa and Billy Roberts, Chrystal Davis Hale, and Ralph and Charlinda Davis; and cousins, J.C. Raney, Ashley Raney, Devin Roberts, Tessa Roberts, William Raney, Christian McCarty, Cameron McCarty, Cassie Miller and Sarah Miller.
Preceding Trey in his journey to Heaven are his cousin, Parker Allen McCarty; grandfather, John Sheldon Raney; great-grandfather, Marion “Pen” McCarty; and uncle, Steve Douglas.
Trey was an honor roll student at Ashton Elementary School where he was a member of the Original Ashton Bulldog Football Team. Trey also played basketball for the Ashton Bulldogs, and in Point Pleasant Youth Basketball League and Hannan Buddy League. In the spring and summer Trey excelled as catcher in the Ashton Buddy League Baseball League and helped coach his brothers T-Ball team. Trey had also played soccer in the Huntington YMCA Youth Soccer League.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 9, 2012, at the Ashton Baptist Church in Ashton, with Hart Well Neal and Justin Moran officiating. Burial will follow in Barton Chapel Cemetery, also in Ashton. Friends may visit the family from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, November 8, 2012, at the Deal Funeral Home in Point Pleasant.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made to Ashton Elementary P.T.O., Peoples Bank, 421 Main Street, Point Pleasant, for new playground equipment in Trey’s memory.