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Floyd D. Carey

Knoxville, TN

Floyd Dwaine Carey, 82, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, January 10, 2019. A

graduate of Fulton High School and a

lifelong resident of Knoxville, he retired as a sergeant from the Knoxville Police Department in 1990 after over 28 years of service. He had previously served in the U.S. Army.

At age 13, he was baptized and joined City View Baptist Church. In recent years, he became a member of Christ United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his devoted wife of 52 years Carolynn Sue Lester Carey; daughter Allison Elise Carey, son-in-law Walter Squire, and very special grandson Dashiell Max Carey-Squire; sister June Carey Maples; loving nieces, great nieces and great nephews; and numerous cousins.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Frank H. Carey and Alice Phillips Carey; brother the Rev. William Thomas (W.T.) Carey and wife LaVerne Johnson Carey; sister Wanda Sue Carey Lett and husband Hugh Lett; brother-in-law Robert Lynn (R.L.) Maples; special nephew Frank Harold Carey; nephew-in-law Tony Evans; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Special thanks go to his physician and friend of many years Dr. Robert Alley; to special friend Yvonne Coffey; and to extra special neighbors Larry and Rosie Roach. Thanks also are extended to the doctors and staff of University Cardiology and especially to Nurse Practitioner Kari Self, whose dedication was inspiring.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 pm on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at Berry Lynnhurst Funeral Home, 2300 Adair Drive, Knoxville, Tennessee 37918. A Celebration of Life service will follow at 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the building fund of Christ United Methodist Church, 7535 Maynardville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37938, or to the .

Family and friends may offer condolences online at www.berrylynnhurst.com.
Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Jan. 11 to Jan. 13, 2019
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