Aug. 17, 1941 – Jan. 15, 2022
Carl “Ben” McCain, 80, a lifelong resident of Sandy Hook, died Jan. 15, 2022. He was born Aug. 17, 1941.
He worked in home construction all of his career and was known for his woodworking talents. He was an avid sports fan and supporter of Ole Miss athletics. Although he enjoyed all sports, McCain was especially passionate about softball and coached the “White Lightning” softball team for many years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Martha McCain; a sister, Patricia Ann McCain; two daughters, Andrea Romeis and Sherri Goings; a grandson, Alan Goings; and a great-granddaughter, Priscilla Carpenter.
Survivors are his wife, Sue McCain; a daughter, Carla McCain; a son Brett McCain (John Bearden); a sister, Brenda Martin; two brothers, Charles Edward McCain (Norma Jean), and Jim McCain; seven grandchildren, Corey McCain (Paige), Joshua Stafford (Brandie), Jordan Stafford (Ashley Fox), Jonathan Stafford, Nina Carpenter (Clint), Laken Goings, and Alyssa Causby (Kevin); and 12 great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was Jan. 21, 2022, in the Colonial Funeral Home chapel, burial in Carson Springs Baptist Church cemetery.
Colonial Funeral Home of Columbia was in charge of the arrangements.