Harry Logan McCall, born January 4, 1933, went home to be with the Lord February 16, 2013 after a long illness battling Parkinson's Disease. Harry was a 1951 graduate of Marion Sr. High School and a graduate of East Carolina University. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in the Korean War. Harry was born and grew up in Marion and and lived many years in Sparta, N.C.
During his varied professional career he held jobs as a mechanic, long haul truck driver, high school math teacher and spent many years as a manager with Pioneer Eclipse in Sparta, NC. Harry is a member of Second Baptist Church in Rutherfordton and associate member of First Christian Church of Marion. Harry was also a dedicated Gideon.
He is survived by his wife Jane Hall McCall formerly of Marion and his four adult sons from his earlier marriage to the former Patricia Topping and the son's families. The families include Lee and his wife Crystal McCall of Raleigh and children Patricia and Marshall, Logan and wife Mary McCall of Nashville and children Jared and Haley, David and his wife Sarah McCall of Wilson and children Max, Carson, Lindy and Parker, and Donny and his wife Wendy McCall of Sparta and son Jesse. Harry is also survived by his grandson CJ Warren who resided with Harry and Jane in Forest City. Harry is also survived by his sister Dorothy Jo McCall of Marion. Harry was married to Jane at the time of the death of her two children Vicki and Nicki. CJ Warren is the son of Vicki.
Harry will be remembered as a kind and caring husband, father and grandfather. Harry had a passion for automobiles, trains, radios and most all things mechanical. For many years he was a licensed Amateur Radio Operator.
There will be a visitation at Kirksey Funeral Home in Marion on Sunday, February 17th from 5pm until 7pm. A private graveside service will be held on Monday morning, February 18th.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life Service at 11am at First Christian Church of Marion.
Online condolences may be made to the McCall family at www.kirkseyfhmarion.com.