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William Carey

April 11, 1927 — November 17, 2017

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William G. Carey

William (Bill) Gene Carey, 90, of Hartville, went to be with his Lord and Savior on November 17, 2017, in his home. He was born on April 11, 1927 to Neil and Nellie (Rosen) Carey of Akron, Ohio..

He will be greatly missed by his family; devoted wife of 66 years, Mitzi (Rowland), whom he married on August 17, 1951;  children, Yvonne (Bob) Howell, David (Valerie) Carey,  Dana (Ruth) Carey and his grandchildren Aaron (Anna) Carey and Abbey (Jeremy) Jagger; brother Dave (Peg) Carey; step grandchildren, Zach (Michaela) King and Rachelle (Ryan) Betz and their sons Levi and Zane.

Bill served in the US Navy on the USS Midway during WWII.  He simultaneously  worked at Goodyear T&R and with his son Dana at Carey Construction, retiring at the age of 88! He was a world class runner, traveling around the world on the US Master Team. Bill was inducted into the Summit County Sports Hall of Fame.

Bill loved the Lord! He enjoyed travels to Peru, France and Nicaragua on numerous mission trips. He was a Sunday School teacher for many years and a great prayer warrior

The family would like to warmly thank his special caregiver, Therese Horning, RN.

Visitation at the Hecker Funeral Home in Uniontown, Monday 4 to 7 p.m. and Tuesday 10 to 11 a.m., where funeral services will immediately follow at 11 a.m. with Pastor Jonathan Carey officiating. Burial at Mt. Peace Cemetery in Hartville.

Memorial contributions may be made to one of Bill’s favorite ministry, a 501 (c) (3) organization, which does building and outreach work in Nicaragua: Siete Sur Ministries, 33 West Dr., Hartville, Oh. 44632. Hecker 330 699-2600

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