Rollin Ross Carey(1991 - 2017)

Rollin Ross Carey, age 26, of Middletown, passed away unexpectedly in Lanstuhl, Germany on Monday, October 9, 2017.

Rollin was born in Dover, Delaware on January 24, 1991 to Ross & Maureen Carey. He was an Eagle Scout from Troop 39 in Townsend, DE. Rollin was a huge Green Bay Packer fan, an avid reader, and a competitive athlete. He graduated from Middletown High School, Class of 2009 with honors. After graduation he attended Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg, VA.

He was currently serving his country in the U.S. Army as a Senior SATCOM Specialist for the 102nd Strategic Signal Battalion. According to his commanding officer, Ernest Tornabell IV LTC, "SPC Carey displayed a sustained superior performance of duty far above that of his contemporaries. His outstanding service and loyal dedication to duty reflect great credit upon him, his unit, and the United States Army."

In addition to his parents he is survived by his brother Reed Carey and sister Kathleen Carey all of Middletown, Maternal Grandparents John & Theresa Rigley of Timonium, MD, Paternal Grandparents Radcliffe & Gloria Carey of Smyrna, DE, his Aunt Erin Rigley of Timonium, MD, Uncle J.R. Rigley and his wife Stephanie of Orono, MN, Aunt Sheila Carey of Smyrna, DE and Uncle Ron Carey of Wilmington, DE; cousins, Emily, Charlie, Caroline, and Jillian Bonsignore, Jack, Kaitlin and Maura Rigley, Ryan (Irene) Brough and Andy (Jen) Brough, Nathan (Maureen) Carey, Gabe, and Rachel Carey.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend funeral services on Thursday, November 2 at 12 noon at St. Joseph's Parish, 371 E. Main St., Middletown, DE. Interment with military honors will be in Old Drawyers Cemetery.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday evening, November 1 from 7-9 p.m. at St. Joseph's Parish Hall.

In lieu of flowers the family the family suggests donations to Del-Mar-Va Council of the Boy Scouts of America, 100 W. 10th St. Suite, 915 Wilmington, DE 19801, or online at or to USO at

Funeral Home

Daniels & Hutchison Funeral Home LLC - Middletown
212 North Broad Street P. O. Box 126 Middletown, DE 19709
(302) 378-3410

Published in Middletown Transcript from Nov. 1 to Nov. 10, 2017