Ervin Carey, Sr., of Washington, Mo., passed away at his home on Sunday, October 24, 2010 at the age of 65 years, 5 months and 12 days.
Ervin was born to Ervin and Orvilette (nee-Zeugin) Carey on May 12, 1945 in Washington, Mo.
He was united in marriage to Helen Mendenhall. To this union was born four children, Ervin, Jr., Terry, Gary and Mary Ann. Helen preceded him in death on July 20, 2006.
Ervin was a truck driver for K.R. Wilson in Sullivan, Mo. for 16 years. He served his country in the U.S. Army.
Survivors include three sons, Ervin Carey, Jr., and wife, Lorraine, Terry Carey and wife, Stacey, and Gary Carey, all of Washington, Mo., his mother, Orvilette Schwartz of Washington, Mo., four brothers, Robert Carey and wife, Joi, Donald "Buddy" Carey and wife, Connie, Timmy Schwartz and Orville Schwartz, all of Washington, Mo., four sisters, Connie Cowsert of Robertsville, Mo., Shirley Hiatte and husband, Marsh, of New Haven, Mo., Donna Jett of St. Clair, Mo., and JoAnn Carter of Hermann, Mo., six grandchildren, special uncle, Kenny Zeugin and wife, Edna, of Washington, Mo., other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his father,his wife, Helen, one daughter, Mary Ann Carey, one brother, Mike Carey, and step-father, Donald Schwartz.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 28, 2010 from 4:00 - 8:00 P.M. at Lichtenberg-Martin Funeral Home, 16137 State Hwy. 47, Marthasville, Mo. 63357. A memorial service will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Thursday. Burial will be private.
Memorials may be made to the family in C/O the funeral home.