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James Raymond Carey


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James Raymond Carey, 76

James Raymond Carey, age 76, of Noblesville, IN died March 21, 2012 at Riverview Hospital at Noblesville, IN. He was born October 20, 1935 at Arcadia, IN to Raymond "Bud" and Thelma Ann (Myers) Carey.

Jim, as he was affectionately known, graduated from Walnut Grove High School with the class of 1953. He then served his country in the U.S. Army. He was a farmer while also working at other vocations including sales representative for Hare Chevrolet at Noblesville, Delco Remy at Anderson, General Electric Company, U.S. Mail carrier at Heltonville, IN and he also owned a tool and bolt company that he operated from his residence that he called Carey's Corner.

Jim attended Cicero Christian Church,. He treasured his wife, children, and grandchildren and enjoyed interacting with them and his extended family. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling, eagle watching and anything about trains.

When he worked as a car salesman, he met Shirley Louise Tierney. He offered her a steak dinner if she bought a car from him. As their relationship progressed they became husband and wife on February 1, 1963. Shirley survives him along with four daughters and their husbands: Deb (Randy) Lambert of Pittsboro, IN, Kim (Bruce) Powell of Clayton, IN, Jacquie (Carson) Wells of Bedford, IN, and Jenny (John) Mehling of Noblesville, IN, a sister: Betty Anne Lee and her daughter: Kathy Bolander, grandchildren: Danny and Amy Lambert, Tyler and Krista Powell, Danielle Wells, and Noah and Careybeth Mehling as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son: Jeffrey Allen Carey, a daughter: Lisa Kay Carey, and a sister: Linda Lou Gibbons.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 1:00 P.M. at the Cicero Christian Church with Pastor Tim Lueking and Pastor Tony DeWeese officiating. Burial will occur at a later date at the Arcadia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until the funeral services begins at 1:00 P.M. also at the Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cicero Christian Church, 1715 Stringtown Pike, Cicero, IN 46034. You may share a memory or send condolences at www.hartleyfuneralhomes.com.

Published in Baxter Bulletin on Mar. 23, 2012
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