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 Rollin Ross Carey

Rollin Ross Carey

Dover, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Death 9 Oct 2017 (aged 26)
Landstuhl, Landkreis Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Burial Odessa, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
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Rollin R. Carey

AGE: 26 • Middletown

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 2nd 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 1st from 7-9 pm at St. Joseph's Parish Hall.

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

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

Published in The News Journal from Oct. 27 to Oct. 29, 2017




  • Created by: Richard Wright
  • Added: 27 Oct 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 184669876
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rollin Ross Carey (24 Jan 1991–9 Oct 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 184669876, citing Old Drawyers Church Cemetery, Odessa, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Richard Wright (contributor 46831271) .