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“He was the BEST Uncle. Love him forever. Thinking a lot about Aunt Shirley & my amazing Cousins. Love you all!! Cindy ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Cindy Overton (Gibbons) - MO

“Shirley and family, So sorry to hear of your loss. Shirly; you and your family are in my thoughts. ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Amy (Stafford) Green - AR

“We are so sorry, Shirley for your loss. The memories of our childhood days will not be forgotten. We extend our sympathy to all the family. He is...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Jeanie Lively Webb

“Dear Shirley and Family, I am so sorry we did not know of Jim's passing sooner. Growing up we used to play together so much. He had Cookie and Star...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Sue McClintock - Elwood, IN

“I am so sorry to hear this and I thought the world of him and to your whole family. If you need anything please call me. He was a great man and will...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Tina Boruff - Friend

“Jenny and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. Cathy ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Cathy Craig - Bedford, IN

“I cannot help but smile thinking of Jim. He loved to pick on my son Shaun, and Shaun loved it just as much! He was a very kind, witty, and...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Misty Davis - Noblesville, IN

“To Shirley and family: we saw in the Baxter Bulletin today that Jim passed away. We are so sorry but know he is home with the Lord now. We also know...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Jeanette C Hendrickson - Oakland, AR

“Shirley, we were so sorry to see in the Baxter Bulletin Paper that Jim passed away.Please accept our condolences and God Bless you and all you...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Leon & JoAnn Grady - Mtn. Home, AR

“Shirley,Debbie,Kim,Jenny & Jacquie, I'm so sorry to hear that your Dad passed on Wednesday. He will be really missed. I'm so glad that I was able to...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Tonya Warwick (McDonald)

“The Lord won't give you more than you can carry. If it gets heavy, just ask him for help. He's never failed me. God bless this family. ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Terry Haskett - Leesburg, FL

“My heart goes out to the Carey family. His daughter, Jenny Mehling, is an incredible person and I am sure he and his wife bestowed many of their...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Brenda Brouillard - Fishers, IN

“I will all was remember Jim as a cut up. He always had something clever to say when I saw him. He made me smile. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Teresa - Clayton, IN - Friend

“Proud to have been his neighbor in Arkansas. Honored to have been his friend in life. We caught a few fish, we saw a couple elk, we drove around the...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Ken Sjodin - Longmont, CO

James Raymond Carey, age 76, of Noblesville, IN died March 21, 2012 at Riverview Hospital at Noblesville, IN.  He was born October 20, 1935 at Arcadia, IN to Raymond "Bud" and Thelma Ann (Myers) Carey.
Jim, as he was affectionately known, graduated from Walnut Grove High School with the class of 1953.  He then served his country in the U.S. Army.  He was a farmer while also working at other vocations including sales representative for Hare Chevrolet at Noblesville, Delco Remy at Anderson, General Electric Company, U.S. Mail carrier at Heltonville, IN and he also owned a tool and bolt company that he operated from his residence that he called Carey's Corner.
Jim attended Cicero Christian Church,.  He treasured his wife, children, and grandchildren and enjoyed interacting with them and his extended family.  He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling, eagle watching and anything about trains.
When he worked as a car salesman, he met Shirley Louise Tierney.  He offered her a steak dinner if she bought a car from him.  As their relationship progressed they became husband and wife on February 1, 1963.  Shirley survives him along with four daughters and their husbands: Deb (Randy) Lambert of Pittsboro, IN, Kim (Bruce) Powell of Clayton, IN, Jacquie (Carson) Wells of Bedford, IN, and Jenny (John) Mehling of Noblesville, IN, a sister: Betty Anne Lee and her daughter: Kathy Bolander, grandchildren: Danny and Amy Lambert, Tyler and Krista Powell, Danielle Wells, and Noah and Careybeth Mehling as well as several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son: Jeffrey Allen Carey, a daughter: Lisa Kay Carey, and a sister: Linda Lou Gibbons.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 1:00 P.M. at the Cicero Christian Church with Pastor Tim Lueking and Pastor Tony DeWeese officiating.  Burial will occur at a later date at the Arcadia Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until the funeral services begins at 1:00 P.M. also at the Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cicero Christian Church, 1715 Stringtown Pike, Cicero, IN 46034.

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Hartley Funeral Home
209 West Jackson Street Cicero, IN 46034
Tel. (317) 984-3614