James McCarthy, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died May 31. He was 57.
McCarthy was born in Rockaway Beach on August 16, 1950. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He relocated to Largo, Florida in 2005.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Helen.
McCarthy is survived by his wife Kathryn; daughter, Kaylee; brothers, William (Kathy), Thomas (Nora) and Joseph (Kathy); nieces, Callais and Jennifer; and nephews, Daniel and Joseph.
Services were arranged by A Life Tribute. Interment was at Bay Pines National Cemetery in St. Petersburg, Florida.