July 19, 1941 ~ August 25, 2022

Born in: Fountain Green, IL
Resided in: Vincennes, IN

Ron Carey, 81, passed away on Wednesday, August 25, 2022 at Good Samaritan Hospital surrounded by his family. Ron was born on July 19, 1941 and he is the son of Everette James and Madge (Sibert) Carey. Ron married Linda Parish on January 21, 1961.

Ron is a member of Wabash Community Church and served his country in the United States Army Reserve. Ron worked in many capacities over the course of his life. He was an orderly at Good Samaritan Hospital, worked at Blackford Glass, drove a truck for Ligon Trucking, and owned and operated the Boat Shop, and then drove for Wilkins Trucking. After retirement Ron enjoyed mowing yards and removing snow for his neighbors. He also is a member of the Moose Lodge, American Legion, 40 et 8, Fraternal Order of Police as an associate member and the Vincennes Boat Club. Ron also enjoyed cooking, grilling, smoking food, being on the river fishing, and traveling just to see the sites.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Carey of Vincennes; his children, daughter, Connie Barekman of Vincennes, son, Dean Carey and his wife Cherie of Lawrenceville, IL; his grandchildren, Paul Nicholas Barekman and his wife Jamie, Renee Barekman Leydet and her husband Mike, Justine Carey, Blaize Kimmel, Zackary Carey; and his great grandchildren, Hope Leydet, Daniel Leydet, and Ellie Lang-Barekman. Ron is also survived by a lifelong friend he considered a brother, Bruce Aiken. Ron is preceded in death by his parents, Everette and Madge Carey and his brother, Robert Carey

Friends may visit with Ron’s family from 4-8 pm on Monday, August 29, 2022 at Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, Vincennes, IN. Ron’s funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home with Pastor Dale Biehl officiating. Ron will be laid to rest in Memorial Park Cemetery. Online memories may be shared with Ron’s family and friends at Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home is honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Ron.


Visitation: August 29, 2022 4:00 pm - August 29, 2022 8:00 pm

Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home - Vincennes
524 Broadway Street

Funeral Service: August 30, 2022 10:00 am

Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home - Vincennes
524 Broadway Street

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  1. So very sorry to hear about Ron. Really enjoyed being friends with him and Linda. We had some fun times. My thoughts, hugs, and prayers are with Linda, Connie, and Dean and the entire family. It’s a terrible loss and he will never be forgotten.

  2. We enjoyed getting to know Ron and Linda at the Monroe City Church of God. Ron always had a smile and talked to everyone. Please accept our sympathy on your loss.

  3. Hugs and prayers for the family.
    We sure enjoyed talking to Ron at the boat club and at the river.
    Deepest sympathy to the family.

  4. Linda I am so sorry! My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time!

    Carol Lee (Reel) McRoberts

  5. So sorry to hear of Ron’s passing . Such a great guy and I always looked forward to talking with him when our paths crossed. Enjoyed our recent visit when Ron and Linda stopped by the firehouse for what is now our last visit.. Praying for all the family..

  6. Linda and Family.

    So sorry to hear this about Ron. hugs and prayers to you and family at this sad

  7. Ron was a super nice man that helped us in many ways. That was Ron…selfless and caring. Linda, I know how difficult life will be without him by your side. You guys were inseparable. Blessed in So many ways to have each other. Prayers for you….may God hold you in his arms

  8. Our deepest sympathies to Linda and family on Ron’s passing from this life. Enjoyed getting to know Ron while he and Linda attended Monroe City First Church of God. Ron was always positive and upbeat – seemed to enjoy life to the fullest and a light to those around him.

  9. Thoughts and Prayers going out to the Carey families! Was glad we had the pleasure of calling Ron our friend! We will miss running into him throughout the city and having our talks!! Rest In Peace Ron. Bruce Young and Judy Stone

  10. Al and I were so sorry about Ron. He was such a nice man,always smiling and so friendly.

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