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Israel Carey

June 30, 1997 — April 16, 2017

Israel “Izzy” David Carey, 19, of Stearns, formerly of Boyle County, KY, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017. Born June 30, 1997, he was the son of Freda Southerland Carey Shepherd and the late Amos Lee Carey, Jr. 

Israel was a 2015 graduate of McCreary Central High School. He was very athletic. Israel had served in the US Marine Corp. He loved basketball and anything outdoors. He was known for his smiles and charming personality.

Survivors include his mother, his foster parents, Jon and Karena Howard of Stearns; maternal grandmother, Delois Southerland of Junction City; two sisters: Ashley Carey of Michigan and Alexis Carey of Perryville; four brothers: Eric (Nicole) Carey of Junction City, Eddie (Deanna) LaCroix of Ashland, Mikey Carey of Danville and Caleb Carey of Lexington foster brothers, Matthew Howard, Mario Lopez, Eli Rupe; and special aunts, uncles and cousins.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 1pm in the Trinity Temple Church of God.

McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with the arrangements.

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