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Parents:
Albert Thomas Carey
Oct 13, 1874 - Mar 19, 1948
Lucy Jane Morris
Feb 9, 1896 - Jul 27, 1993
Name: William David Carey WWII Vet
Born: February 16, 1928
Location: Jonesborough, Washington Co., TN
 
Married:
1) November 19, 1949 - Eva Pearl Stoots
    Location: Washington Co., TN
 
Died: November 8, 2004
Death Location: Fairfax Co., VA
Buried: Maple Lawn Cemetery, Jonesborough, Tennessee
Children:
1) Cynthia Gail Carey McDaniel
2) Pamela Teresa Carey Boaz
3) Vickie Lynn Carey
Notes:
David was born in the front room of parents house on West Main Street in Jonesborough Tennessee. He graduated from Jonesborough High School where he met and started dating Eva Pearl Stoots. He graduated from East Tennessee State University with a degree in Accounting.
 
He served in the U.S. Air Corps and was stationed in Japan during his tour. And received 2 medals.
 
He worked at the The Union at Kingsport Press (which made Childcraft Books and World Book Encyclopedia). The company workers went on strike in 1963. After a time, David sought new work. He and Eva first moved to Tallahassee, Florida for a job where they stayed with Cynthia and Pam during the summer. Before September, they returned to Tennessee for Vickie and Rose Stoots and stayed in Florida until the winter of 1963-64. They returned to Johnson City during one of the coldest periods for the area. David again sought work and moved to an apartment in the spring of 1964 to Arlington, Virginia. He got a job with the Bureau of Engraving and Printing where he stayed until his retirement in 1988. He was the forman of 2nd printing of U.S. Notes when he retired. (2nd printing places the green markings on notes, such as the serial numbers).
 
David and Eva moved their family to Springfield, Virginia just before Memorial Day. The house was a Rambler and was painted green. It had a 8 foot willow oak tree on the left side when facing the house. It sits inside the infamous Capital beltway outside Washington DC. They arrived at the house on May 31, 1964. They paid $17,000 for the house.
 
At his 30 year high school reunion, he was voted "Most Changed", going from a shy tall string bean, to a social buzzing bee. Reconnecting with many of his high school friends.
 
He was an avid golfer, often sharing his passion with some of his closest and best friends. He joined an over 50 golf league after his retirement and captured the top championship honors in the late 1990s.
 
Died at 7:04 p.m. after a lengthy recovery from heart bypass surgery. Cause of death: Congestive Heart Failure. His lungs couldn't strengthen for oxygen removal. Fluid around organs caused problems for his heart and lungs. After being given the options and potential diagnosis, he requested to end it. The order was given to remove respiratory support at about 5:00 p.m. His wife and children were present when the oxygen was removed.
 

Indian characteristics:
- Copper toned skin
- Black hair. Both sets of grandparents had black hair.
- No Scarborough white forelock but developed white eyebrow by age 60.
- Hearing loss before 65 years old (probably from extended exposure to printing equipment at work).
Notes 2:
U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 about William D Carey
Name: William D Carey
Service Number: 14216507
Birth Year: 1928
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Tennessee
State of Residence: Tennessee
County or City: Washington

Enlistment Date: 13 Mar 1946
Enlistment State: Georgia
Enlistment City: Fort Oglethorpe
Branch: No branch assignment
Branch Code: No branch assignment
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the Panama Canal Department
Component: Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)
Source: Enlisted Man, Regular Army, after 3 months of Discharge

Education: 4 years of high school
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 00
Weight: 000
Card Number: #
Box Number: 0171
Film Reel Number: 2.28#
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