Raymond W. Carey, Jr.

Published: 10/29/2018 10:21:25 AM

Raymond W. Carey, Jr. died Oct. 19, 2018, in California due to a car accident. Born in Leverett, Massachusetts, Jan. 8, 1941, son of Raymond W. Carey, Sr. and Gertrude (Maynard) Carey. Ray grew up in Shutesbury, Massachusetts. He graduated from New Salem Academy, New Salem, Massachusetts. Ray was a machinist by trade working for L S Starrett Co Athol, Massachusetts; Emerson Electric, Arizona, and Con-Vey Keystone, Roseburg, Oregon.

Ray enjoyed many sports — baseball, bowling and his favorite was golf his whole life. Favorite teams NE Patriots. He played softball for Athletics Club in Shutesbury along with his brothers. He enjoyed watching the Red Sox, Oregon Ducks, Portland Trailblazers.

Ray leaves his wife Betty of 44 years, daughter Annette Preece (Colin) of New Hampshire, son Raymond III of Arizona; stepson Bruce of Oregon, step-daughters Tricia and Sally of Arizona; three brothers Gerald Shutesbury, Massachusetts, Norman (Doug )(decd), Wayne Little River South Carolina; three sisters Lois Coffin Athol, Massachusetts, Margie Fellow Corning, New York, and Lora Leduc Bristol, Maine. He will be missed by his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Many nieces and nephews. Ray also left behind many close friends.

Memorial Service to be held Tuesday, October 30, at 1 p.m. at Oak Hills Golf Club in Oregon.

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