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June 5, 2003

(3/7/1925 - 5/25/2003)

Carey L. Humphrey, age 78, of Silvis, IL, passed away May 25, 2003, at the Veteran's Hospital, Iowa City, IA.

Funeral services were at Esterdahl Mortuary, Moline, IL Thursday, May 29, 2003. Burial was at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline, IL.

Carey was born on March 7, 1925.

He married Izetta Nahra in 1943 in Bakersfield, CA. He later married Twila M. Jones in March 1974 in Moline, IL. She preceded him in death on June 23, 2002.

Carey was employed as a welder/machinist at the Rock Island Arsenial for over 25 years, last working in 1987. He was an Army veteran of World War II.

Survivors include a son, Dean (Terry) Humphrey, Blue Grass, IA, one grandchild Perry (Jen) and two great-grandchildren; daughter, Arlene (Edward) Chadler, Bakersfield, CA, three grandchildren, Kellie Templeton, Cynthia Templeton, and Charles Templeton, and seven great-grandchildren; daughter, Ginger Humphrey, Ptown, MA; step-children, Teri (Mark) Goettsch of Palm Coast, FL, Mick (Rosemary) Sims of Davenport, IA; three grandchildren, Natalie Sims of Manhattan, KS, David (Liz) Sims of Seattle, WA, Grif (Leslie) Sims of Overland, Park, KS.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Twila and brother, John.

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