King-Lynk Funeral Home obituary – Ray P. McCarl, 89, Fort Madison

Ray P. McCarl, 89, of Fort Madison

Ray P. McCarl, 89, of Ft. Madison passed away on Monday, August 3, 2020 at 6:41 PM at Sunnybrook Assisted Living.

   He was born on August 3, 1931 in Corydon, IA to Ray and Iva Farr McCarl.  On August 20, 1949 Ray married Olive “Margie” Tory in Ft. Madison.  Ray was owner and operator of McCarl & Son Tree Service for over seventy years.  He also worked at Burrows Paper Company and retired in 1997.  Ray enjoyed camping, fishing and wintering in Texas.

   Survivors include his wife, Margie McCarl of Ft. Madison; one son, William McCarl of Ft. Madison; one granddaughter, Jeri McCarl of Highlands Ranch, Colorado; one great grandson, Cameron McCarl of Highlands Ranch, Colorado; one brother Richard McCarl of Keokuk.  He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and two brothers. 

   The funeral service will be held on Friday, August 7, 2020 at 11 AM at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory with Rev. Timothy Greenwald officiating.  The family will meet with friends from 10 AM until the time of the service at 11 AM.  Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. 

   A memorial has been established for Southeastern Renal Dialysis and online condolences may be left at

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