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 David Clarence Carey

David Clarence Carey

Birth
California, USA
Death 20 Nov 2005 (aged 85)
Brazos County, Texas, USA
Burial Sutter, Sutter County, California, USA
Plot Sect 3 Lot 214 Space 7
Memorial ID 101361468 · View Source
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David Clarence Carey was born February 15, 1920 in San Anselmo, California to Robert and Jessie (Symonds) Carey and he passed away November 29, 2005 in Bryan, Texas.

Prior to World War II he served as a Marine Corps and in the US Navy Reserve, where he was 2nd Class Diver. During the war, he served in the South Pacific as a Chief Gunners Mate in the Navy Sebees and received three battle stars along with other commendations. After the war he went into the construction business with his brother and eventually became construction manager on projects in California, Hawaii, Washington, Nevada and Texas.

While working on a traffic tunnel along the Monterey, CA waterfront he met Margi Setchel, General Manager of the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. They were married in 1969 and moved to the Huntsville area in 1974 where David was named Project Manager for Horizon Corporation on construction of Waterwood.

He and Margi later owned and operated Palmetto Construction and Realty for over 15 years. David was active in the community, serving on various boards and was Teen and Young Adult Court Judge for many years in Walker County. He was an active member of the Rotary Club of Huntsville and a member of Forrest Lodge #19 A.F. & F.M., and a Shriner.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 34 years, Margi Carey in 2003. He is survived by; daughters Paty Kavanagh and Janet Britt, step-son Marc Hinchey and daughter-in-law Cynthia, grandchildren; Clint Janssen, Brett Janssen, DevinKavanagh, Daphney Fumeo, Marjorie Britt, and Bianna Hinchey, great-grandchildren; Iris Mary Janssen , and Aiden Stockton, one brother Robert Carey, brother-in-law Eugene Southworth, sister-in-law June Lewis and cousin Ron Zastrow.

A memorial services will be held, Monday December 5, 2005 at 2pm in the Chapel of Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. Bruce Hay officiating. Sunday afternoon the family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Those wishing to make memorial donations should consider the Veterans Museum at PO Box 6060 - Huntsville 77342 or the Rotary Club of Huntsville at PO Box 186 - Huntsville 77342-0186. Memorial condolences may be made online to the family at www.shmfh.com. Published in The Monterey Herald on Dec. 4, 2005


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  • Maintained by: Ms. Clyde
  • Originally Created by: Tim Hammill
  • Added: 27 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101361468
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Clarence Carey (15 Feb 1920–20 Nov 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101361468, citing Sutter Cemetery, Sutter, Sutter County, California, USA ; Maintained by Ms. Clyde (contributor 46994776) .