Robert Eldon McCartney III

Born: Sun., Feb. 4, 1951
Died: Wed., May 15, 2019

Memorial Service

11:00 AM Sat., May 18, 2019
Location: Robertsdale Church of God

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Robert Eldon “Jake” McCartney III, 68, of Six Mile Run, passed away at his residence on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 as a result of a farming accident.
Born in Altoona on February 4, 1951, he was a son of the late Robert E. Jr. and Dorothy B. (Burket) McCartney.
He is survived by his wife, Karen M. (Zelanko) McCartney at their home, daughters, Crystal, wife of Jamie Macom, Nika, wife of Clete Wilt, Erin McCartney, Tahni Hall, sons, Robert E. McCartney IV, Jacob D. McCartney, William “Andrew” McCartney, Joseph Isaac McCartney, granddaughters, Annie Macom, Makena Hall, sisters, Judy Pearce, Mary Lou Argabright, wife of Pete, and Amy Zwayer, wife of Ken.
He was a 1969 graduate of Tussey Mountain High School and retired as a superintendent from Norfolk Southern Railroad after 37 and a half years of service.
He enjoyed working outside, reading, and vacationing in Cancun Mexico.
A memorial service will be held by the family at the Robertsdale Church of God in Robertsdale, on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 11 AM with Pastor Don Evans officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the donors local chapter of the Salvation Army.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Curtis A. Heath Funeral Home Inc. 5010 Railroad Ave. Broad Top City, PA. 16621. Online condolences can be made at

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Steve and Sheila Ford
   Posted Fri May 17, 2019
Karen and family,

We wish to express our sincere condolences for your loss. Jake will be missed by the church. May the Lord wrap his loving arms around you and your family during this difficult time and give you comfort and peace.

Jeanne and Terry Hanlin
   Posted Fri May 17, 2019
We can’t say in words how sad we are for you and all Jake’s children.
Life here is only borrowed till God calls us home. I know he will watch over us till we join him. I’m sorry and I hope knowing others care will bring you comfort.

Donna Mae Darr
   Posted Fri May 17, 2019
To all of Jakes children Sorry for your loss !!! 😔 Love your Aunt Donna Mae !♥️

Suzanne Detterline
   Posted Fri May 17, 2019
Karen and sorry for your sudden loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May God give you the peace that passes all understanding during the days ahead. God bless....

Ben and Beth Rogers
   Posted Fri May 17, 2019
Our deepest condolences are sent to Karen and all of Jake's children. He was a kind man who never hesitated to stop and say hello. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Tina Recker
   Posted Sun May 19, 2019
Karen and family,

I am so sorry for your loss. I wish you nothing but comfort and strength. Rest in peace, Jake.


Julie Hess Balliet
   Posted Thu May 23, 2019
Karen and family. My deepest sympathy. My prayers and thoughts are with you. God bless. 🙏

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