FAIRBORN USAF Col. (Ret.) John F. "Jack" Carey Jr., age 72 of Fairborn, passed away Monday June 10, 2013. He was born October 9, 1940 in Cambridge, Mass., the son of the late John and Joan (McStea) Carey. Jack received his undergraduate degree from North Carolina State in Wood Science and Technology; and his Masters Degree in Business from Central Michigan. He served his country in the United States Air Force, retiring after over 27 years of service at the rank of Colonel. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Richard. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Margaret; a son, John Carey, III; a daughter, Susan (Clarence) Lovett; granddaughter, Brianna Lovett; and a brother, Donald Carey. A funeral Mass will be held on Thurs. June 20, 2013 at 10 AM in the Mary, Help of Christians Church, 954 N. Maple Ave, Fairborn, Father Charles Lang Celebrant. The family will receive friends from 9 AM until the time of service at the church. Inurnment with military honors will follow at Dayton National Cemetery. Arrangements in care of Belton-Stroup Funeral Home, Fairborn. Condolences can be made to the family at www.BeltonStroup.com.