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In Memory of

Richard Arthur McCafferty

December 6, 1947 - May 15, 2017

Obituary


Richard A. McCafferty, Sr. -

Of Jackson, passed away on Monday, May 15, 2017 at the age of 69. He will be remembered by his children, Tracy (Billy) McCafferty, Richard (Jennifer) McCafferty Jr., Kimberly (Danny) McCafferty, stepsons, James and Levat Ruse; grandchildren, Jeremy, Timothy, Treven, Miranda, Paige, Bradley, Bethany, Alexis, Jayley, Abbigayle, Rebecca, and Richard; siblings, Arvid McCafferty, Rosemary (Gary) Judd, Barbara (Chuck) McCafferty, Cindy (Bob) Brooks; special friend, Margaret Daniels; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, loving family members, and friends. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by...

Richard A. McCafferty, Sr. -

Of Jackson, passed away on Monday, May 15, 2017 at the age of 69. He will be remembered by his children, Tracy (Billy) McCafferty, Richard (Jennifer) McCafferty Jr., Kimberly (Danny) McCafferty, stepsons, James and Levat Ruse; grandchildren, Jeremy, Timothy, Treven, Miranda, Paige, Bradley, Bethany, Alexis, Jayley, Abbigayle, Rebecca, and Richard; siblings, Arvid McCafferty, Rosemary (Gary) Judd, Barbara (Chuck) McCafferty, Cindy (Bob) Brooks; special friend, Margaret Daniels; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, loving family members, and friends. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by sisters, Irene Miller and Debra Simpkins; and granddaughter, Kirsty McCafferty. He was born to Richard and Dorothy (Gumper) McCafferty in Jackson on December 6, 1947. He graduated from East Jackson and he served in the United States Army. He worked at General Products and in 1981 relocated to Florida. He later returned to Michigan to be near family. He enjoyed drag racing, camping, working on cars, and most of all hanging out with his family. Richard touched the hearts and lives of many; he will be greatly missed by all. Cremation has taken place and a service celebrating his life will be held at Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Home on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. The family will receive friends for visitation one hour prior to the service.