January 4, 1931 - April 6, 2020
Mr. Joseph Wallace McCrickard, Jr., age 89, of Marietta, GA, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 6, 2020 at his residence in Marietta, GA. Mr. McCrickard was born on January 4, 1931, in Kingsport, TN, to parents, the late Mr. Joseph Wallace McCrickard, Sr. and Mrs. Annie Mae Bullard McCrickard. Mr. McCrickard met and married the love of his life Mrs. Fannie Mae Roberts McCrickard, they were married for 71 years. Mr. McCrickard served his country and retired as a Master Sargent from the United States Airforce, serving over 22 years. Mr. McCrickard was a very hardworking and loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to all who knew him. He enjoyed teaching Sunday school class at his church and being involved in his church. He enjoyed watching wrestling with his grandchildren, watching football and baseball. He never turned on the radio in the car, his children remember many road trips and him singing to them. He enjoyed country music and visiting Six Flags with his wife and family. Mr. McCrickard was a treasure to all who knew him and will be dearly missed. Mr. McCrickard is survived by his wife of 71 years, Mrs. Fannie Mae McCrickard, daughter, Patricia Furr (Chuck) and son, Daniel Wallace McCrickard (Lisa), son, James D. McCrickard, 11 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Brothers, Billy McCrickard (Virginia), Arnold McCrickard (Emily). Many other family and friends also survive. In addition to his parents Mr. McCrickard was preceded in death by his sisters, Mrs. Louise McFarland and Lorraine Whitten, brother, Mr. Harold McCrickard. In Keeping with Mr. McCrickard’s wishes he has been cremated and a Celebration of Life service will be scheduled once it is safe for his family to gather and celebrate his life. Once the services are scheduled, they will be posted. Please join the family in honoring his life by visiting www.jeffeberhartfuneralhome.com to sign the register book and share a memory. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Mr. Joseph Wallace McCrickard please visit our Sympathy Store at jeffeberhartfuneralhome.com. Jeff Eberhart Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mr. Joseph Wallace McCrickard, Jr.
Mr. Joseph Wallace McCrickard, Jr., age 89, of Marietta, GA, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 6, 2020 at his residence in Marietta, GA. Mr. McCrickard was born on January 4, 1931, in Kingsport, TN, to parents, the late Mr. Joseph Wallace... View Obituary & Service Information
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