George (Mac) Thomas McCartha, 58, of Marietta, GA. Mac died at home on Feb 1st, 2013 surrounded by his family after a long and fierce battle with brain cancer (GMB tumor). He is leaving behind his beloved wife of 40 years Cynthia “Beth” McCartha and their children Joy (Michael) Brown and James (Christi) McCartha. He is also leaving behind the grandchildren he adored and who adored him – Mack, Dalton, Caleb and Sydney Brown and Callie, Ashlee, and Megan McCartha. Mac leaves behind a host of family and friends who have cherished each moment he was in their lives. Mac served his Country with Honor in the United States Air Force for 20 years. After retirement he worked every day for his family until he was no longer able. Mac loved going fishing, being with his family, playing with and teaching his grandchildren. He was a man of honor, loyalty, and love. A funeral Mass will be held on Monday, Feb 4th, 2013 at 1030am at Transfiguration Catholic Church on Blackwell Road in Marietta. A reception will follow at 1pm at Sandy Springs Christian Church on Johnson Ferry Road, NW in Sandy Springs. Mac’s internment will be in the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton Georgia which will be a private service. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the CaringBridge (www.caringbridge.org) in honor of George McCartha. SouthCare Cremation & Funeral Society, Marietta, GA. 770-420-5557.