52-year old David Carey of Utica died unexpectedly Thursday, September 2 at Javon Bea Hospital in Rockford.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A Celebration of Life will be held 4 – 6pm, Thursday at Danny Carey Memorial Park in Utica. An additional Celebration of Life will be held later in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
David Carey is survived by his wife, Amy; his children, Calista of Des Moines, Johanna of Marion, Iowa and David and Piper, both of Utica; his father, Jerry and wife, Billie; a sister, Danielle and husband, Ken Balma of Utica; aunts and uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Sharon and his maternal and paternal grandparents.
David was born on March 25, 1969 in Ottawa to Jerry and Sharon Carey. On August 26, 1995, he married Amy Heaford in Iowa. He later returned to Utica and operated Joy and Ed's.
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