Mr. McCarty, who went by Roy, served 21 years as an officer in the U.S. Navy, from 1947 to 1968. His service included duty in the wars in Korea and Vietnam.
Following his retirement from the Navy, he worked as a telecommunications instructor until 1995.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Glenna McCarty of Tracy; two daughters, Kathy Rios of Paradise and Brenda Arias, and her husband, Ralph, of Tracy; a brother, George Richard Duppman; a sister, Judith Duppman; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation at Fry Memorial Chapel, 550 S. Central Ave., will be observed from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, and a funeral service will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial with military honors is scheduled at 12:30 p.m. Monday at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, 5810 Midway Road, in Dixon.