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.
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.