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 www.goodwinsievers.com. Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home is honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Ron.