John Boyd Carey Sr.

John Carey Sr.

John Boyd Carey, 67 died peacefully at his home on Sunday, July 5, 2015 after a lengthy battle with cancer. 

John was born on January 14, 1948 in Houston, Texas to Mary and Thomas Carey.  He graduated from Sam Houston High School in Houston, Texas in 1966 and attended Victoria College.  John had a long and distinguished career in the construction industry with his specialty being site preparation and engineering.
He enjoyed travelling and fishing and will be remembered for his love of gardening and being outdoors.

John is survived by his mother Mary Hartman Carey, his wife of 46 years, Bernice Micek Carey, his son John Boyd Carey, Jr. and wife Lesley, his daughter Michelle Carey Schneider and husband Justin and his four grandchildren, Matt Carey, Kristen Carey, Emily Schneider and Cole Schneider.  John is also survived by brothers Tommy Carey of Baun, Texas and Lloyd Carey of Rosenberg, Texas.  Also left to mourn his loss is longtime friend Michelle Bailey and a host of other family and friends.  John was predeceased by his father, Thomas Francis Carey.

Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at Carnes Funeral Home, 1102 Indiana, South Houston, Texas 77587.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.