Thomas Albert Carey, 89, of Leslie, passed away Saturday, May 30th, 2015 at his residence, surrounded by his family.
Mr. Carey was born in Richwoods, Missouri on October 29, 1925, the son of the late Albert A. and Nellie (Daugherty) Carey.
He served his country during WWII in the United States Army. He worked as a chemist in the lab at Hawthorn Finishing Co. in New Haven for many years. He also worked at Ardco in Wellsville, MO and Permaneer Manufacturing in Union. He owned and operated Lyon Feed Store, and he farmed.
He was the husband of Irma Lydia (Blaue) Carey. They were married May 2nd, 1953 at the Evangelical Church Parsonage in Marthasville, Missouri.
Tom enjoyed farming and woodworking, spending time with his grandchildren and he was a great storyteller.