Bill Carey Jr. 1938-2015
William “Bill” Carey Jr., 77, Hoyt, formerly of New Braunfels, Texas, died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka.
He was born July 16, 1938, in Jefferson City, Mo., the son of Bill and Marietta Cleland Carey.
Mr. Carey was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He had also been a truck driver and a deputy sheriff in western Kansas.
He was a member of a Topeka Masonic Lodge, the Scottish Rite and the Shriners.
He married Judith Bock on June 9, 1984, in Topeka. She died April 22, 2014. Bill was also preceded in death by his parents and a nephew.
Survivors include a sister, Beth Fenske and husband Larry, Hoyt; a nephew, Stephen Fenske, Hoyt; two nieces, Sheila Raleigh, Wichita, and Carrie Emberson and husband Bret, Colwich; and great-nieces and nephews.
Mr. Carey was cremated, and no services in Kansas are planned. Inurnment will be held in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery in New Braunfels, Texas.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hoyt Rural Fire Department, sent in care of Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, P.O. Box 280, Hoyt, KS 66440.