John Weaver McCarthy

May 27, 1930March 19, 2019

John Weaver McCarthy, 88, died on March 19, 2019. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann Riordan McCarthy and one son, John Edward McCarthy.

He is survived by another son, Timothy Riordan McCarthy, and two daughters, Terri McCarthy Meyer (Steve) and Suzanne McCarthy Hodges (Jim). He leaves five grandchildren: Megan Meyer Stovall (Cody), Molly Meyer, Rick Meyer (Sydney), Jen Hodges (Jordan), and Danny Hodges. He leaves two great grandchildren, Lincoln Stovall and Lucy Stovall.

John was born May 27, 1930 to Lucille and Edward McCarthy in Memphis, TN. He attended Christian Brothers High School and joined the U.S. Naval Reserve after graduation.

He later went into sales and made his home in Nashville, TN. He was a longtime member of Holy Rosary Church in Donelson.

Visitation will be held at Hibbett & Hailey Funeral Home on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 6 to 8 pm, and at Holy Rosary Church on Friday, March 22, 2019 from 11 am to 12 pm. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Rosary Church on Friday, March 22, 2019 at 12 pm with Father Dan Steiner officiating. Interment will follow at Hermitage Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Holy Rosary Church or School, Donelson, TN.


  • Danny Hodges
  • Rick Meyer
  • Mark Sharble
  • Gene Dwyer
  • Michael O'Conner
  • Stanley Weglarz

  • Holy Rosary Catholic Church or School


  • Visitation Thursday, March 21, 2019
  • Visitation Friday, March 22, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Friday, March 22, 2019

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