Monday, May 12, 1930 - Monday, March 14, 2016
Mr. Horace Irvin McCall of Hartford went home to be with the Lord Monday, March 14, 2016 at his home surrounded by his devoted family. He was 85.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 17, 2016 at Union Baptist Church with Rev. John Johnson and Rev. Don Hamilton officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory of Slocomb directing.
The family will receive friends at the church on Thursday beginning at 1:00 p.m. and continuing until service time.
Flowers will be accepted or contributions may be made to Union Baptist Church, 4149 County Road 44, Hartford, AL 36344 or to Covenant Hospice, 104 Rock Bridge Road, Dothan, AL 36303.
Mr. McCall was born May 12, 1930 in Geneva County to the late Nathan Irvin and Willie Margaret Tharpe McCall. He served his country honorably in the United States Army during the Korean conflict. After his service, he managed an A&P Grocery and started his own business, Mack's Cab Co., in Petersburg, VA. He returned to Geneva County, AL in 1969 where he worked as a recruiter and salesman for various firms until his retirement. He was a loving husband and devoted father, grandfather and great grandfather and will be dearly missed.
In addition to his parents, his wife of 52 years, Myrtle Marie Bachtel McCall; son Kevin Laine McCall; four sisters and two brothers preceded him in death.
Survivors include two daughters: Cynthia "Cindy" L. Highsmith (Michael) and Dawn M. Ferguson (Edward); two sons: Timothy I. McCall (Yvonne) and Gary L. McCall (fiancé Regina); six grandchildren: Marion Highsmith Lee (Eric), Constance Highsmith Osborn, Adam Perkins (Rita), Stefanie McCall Broome(David), Andrew Bradshaw (fiancé Heather) and Jordan McCall; 10 great grandchildren: Caleb Perkins, Carley Perkins, Daegan Goree, Haisten Watson, Ellary Broome, Tres' Mansfield, Jon-Michael Mansfield, Charlette Andrews, Chandler Hutchinson and Devin Osborn; two sisters: Ruth Richards and Allene Baker; his devoted lady friend, Maurice Richardson; special friend and nurse, Sandra Shellhouse; several nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.