Obituary: James McCarthy, 76, of Ludington

July 27, 2023

Obituary: James McCarthy, 76, of Ludington

James Edward McCarthy, 76, of Ludington, passed away on July 24, 2023, at University of Michigan Hospital. He was born April 28, 1947. James graduated from St. Simon High School and was an U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam Era. 

James married Mary (Sherlock) on September 21, 1968. Together they had two sons, Darren (Jody) McCarthy and Shawn McCarthy, who survives him. He is also survived by his grandsons, Luke (Devin) McCarthy, Austin McCarthy, and Evan McCarthy and great-granddaughters, Madeline and Murphy McCarthy. He is also survived by his sister, Kathy (Jim) Hansen; two brothers-in-law, John (Pat) Sherlock and Steven (Michele) Sherlock; life friend and “brother”, Michael Payment; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lyle (Margaret) McCarthy. 

As per James wishes no service will be held. Arrangements have been entrusted to Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington, 


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