Calvin ìCalî MacNary, 73, of Hendersonville and formerly of Newburgh, NY, died Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at Mission Hospital.
He proudly served in the U.S. Navy from 1960 ñ 1964. He was a retired Heating Technician at Abbott and Mills, Newburgh, NY, where he worked for thirty four years. He and his wife Peggy retired to Hendersonville, NC in 2007.
Cal was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, friend and animal lover. He was an active volunteer in his community. Cal will be greatly missed by all.
He was preceded in death by his parents, N. Stewart and Hazel MacNary, and his sister and brother-in-law, Barbara and Ted Lockwood.
He is survived by his loving wife of fifty one years, Margaret ìPeggyî McInerney MacNary; a daughter, Lori MacNary and her husband Kevin of Newburgh, NY; a son, Michael MacNary and his wife, Tara of Weatherford, TX; grandchildren, Kerry Lampack, Ryan MacNary and his wife, Brittany, Derek MacNary and John MacNary; two great-grandchildren, Nathan and Connor MacNary; a sister Ethel Payne and her husband, Jack of Hudson, FL; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, February 9, 2014 in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. Pastor Larry Rabon will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorials can be sent the ASPCA by calling 1-800-628-0028.