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George William Carey

December 13, 1947 ~ October 24, 2018 (age 70)

George William Carey,70, husband of Peggy Moore Carey for 29 years and a resident of Cape Charles, VA. passed away on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at home. Born December 13, 1947 in Gettysburg, PA. he was the son of the late Chester Allen Carey and the late Dorothy Elizabeth McCauslin. He was a retired railroad engineer with 8 years service with the Eastern Shore Railroad. He also worked for Pruitt Seafood in Washington, D.C. for 13 years and worked for Dick Doughty in Painter for 10 years.

George was a member and a deacon of Cape Charles Baptist Church where he was always willing to do anything to help. George had a heart of gold and had a kind soul and was very active in the community.

Other than his wife, he is survived by three sons, George W. Carey, Jr., Carlisle, PA., Wallace Widgeon, Jr., Arab, Alabama, William “Bill” Widgeon, Cape Charles; four daughters, Dawn M. Carey, Carlisle, PA., April Carey, Westminister, MD., Elsie Ferguson, Nassawadox, Jeanette Taylor and husband Craig Taylor, Baltimore, MD.; two sisters, Jean Cox, Wytheville, VA., and Caroline Hollinger of Dillsburg,PA.; two brothers, Glenn Allen Carey, Gardner, PA. And Larry D. Carey of Carlisle, PA.;twenty three grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren and a daughter in law Paula Champion of Cape Charles.. He was predeceased by a brother, Johnny C. Carey who died in the Vietnam War

A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, October 29, 2018 at 2 pm at Cape Charles Baptist Church with the Rev. Russell Goodrich officiating.Memorial contributions may be made to the Eastern Shore SPCA, P.O. Box 184, Onley, VA. 23418 or to Intrepid Hospice, 165 Market Street, Suite 2, Onancock, VA. 23417.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at foxandjamesfh.com Arrangemnts by Fox and James Funeral Home, Eastville.


Donations may be made to:

Eastern Shore SPCA
P. O. Box 164, Onley VA 23418

Intrepid Hospice
165 Market Street, Suite 2, Onancock VA 23417


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