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Richard Cary

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

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Richard Cary
Richard "Dick" Cary, 78, of Lutz, Fl., died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011.

He was born to the late John R and Lucille Banfield Cary on May 27, 1933, in Danville Ill. He grew up in Kennett, and lived in Memphis, Tenn., Miami and Lutz, Fla.

Dick is survived by his wife, Shirley Caradine; a daughter, Heather Collins (Diane Fojt); grandsons, Sean Grieco and wife, Jenilee and Kevin Collins; a god-daughter, Donna Robbins and husband, Todd, and cousins, Terry Malone and wife, Melissa, of Kennett, James Dale and wife, Barbara, of Houston, Texas, and June Richardson and husband, Bill, Cape Girardeau, Mo.

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Dick attended High School at the Culver Military Academy, Culver, Ind., and received his Bachelor of Science Degree from The Citadel Military College of South Carolina, in Charleston, S. C., where he was a member of the Society of 1842. He served in the Armed Forces during the Korean War. Following his military service, Dick had a long career as a chemist with several companies, including Plough, Inc. and Noxell Corp. He has also continued to manage the family cotton farms in Missouri. Visitation was held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Monday, August 15, 2011, at Blount & Curry Funeral Homes Carrollwood Chapel in Tampa, Fla.

A private burial will take place today, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011, at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fla.

Dick was a true believer in charity and a generous giver. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation to the charity of your choice in his name.