Larry D. Carey

December 12, 1928 ~ February 11, 2018 (age 89)

Larry D. Carey of Warsaw, Indiana passed away at 6:33 a.m. on Sunday morning February 11, 2018 at his residence.  Having lived his 89 years well…he was called home by his Savior.

He was born on December 12, 1928 in Huntington, Indiana to Esther (Gardner) and Fred O. Carey.  On July 17, 1948 he was married to the love of his life, Hulleta Jackson, who survives.  They spent most of their married lives in the Warsaw area where they raised their children. 

Larry was a 1946 graduate of South Whitley High School.  He was a building contractor and land developer.  His creative talents were expressed in working with wood.  He built a wooden boat, cabinets, and furniture for numerous friends and family members.  He was a member of Warsaw Wesleyan Church and will be fondly remembered for his love of people and his awe of God’s creation.  Larry will be dearly missed by his beloved wife Hulleta, his children, grandchildren and countless friends.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 69 years, Hulleta Carey (Warsaw, Indiana); his son:  Tim (wife Deb) Carey (Montrose, Colorado); and three daughters:  Lara (husband Rod) Rockefeller (Plymouth, Indiana); Cathy (husband Mike) Metzger (Warsaw, Indiana); and Judy (husband Tom) Van Meter (Leesburg, Indiana).  Also surviving are 23 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren.        

Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana.

His funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 16, 2018 at Warsaw Wesleyan Church, 2402 W. Old Road 30, Warsaw, Indiana and officiated by Pastor Jarod Osborne.  Burial will follow with a graveside service at Oakwood Cemetery of Warsaw.

Memorial donations may be directed to Warsaw Wesleyan Church, 2402 W. Old Road 30, Warsaw, Indiana  46580; or to Kosciusko Home Care and Hospice, P.O. Box 1196, Warsaw, Indiana  46581-1196 and would be appreciated by the family.

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