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Roy Lee Cary

November 26, 1943 ~ September 23, 2022 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Obituary

Roy Lee Cary, 78, of Boonville passed away surrounded by his family, Friday, September 23, 2022, at Boone Hospital Center.

Visitation for Roy will be Wednesday, September 28, 2022, from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. at the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Boonville. A Masonic Service and Funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery.

Roy Lee Cary was born November 26, 1943, in Boonville, Missouri to Earl Carlos Cary and Ruth Marie (Cartner) Cary. He graduated from Boonville High School in 1961. Roy married Janice Wilmsmeyer in 2004 at the Evangelical United Church of Christ, where they are active members. Roy was active in his community, always helping someone in need. He was active in the Bikes 4 Books program. He donated to and chaired many fundraisers. He was always helping raise money for the Shriners Hospital for Children, and many other charities. Roy was a member of the United Church of Christ, Mt. Herman Baptist Church, Cooper Lodge #36, Ararat Shrine in Kansas City, Aleppo Grotto, Past Master Club and Thurmon Club, Scottish Rite and Sword of Bunker Hill, York Rite and Kentucky Colonels and Lodge of Research. He served on many boards including the Bunceton School Board and Bunceton Lions Club. He was Masonic Home Representative of the year and helped rebuild the lodge and all its history being presented there. Roy served in the Army National Guard for six and a half years. He always gave his all. Roy was a kindhearted man who was loved by everyone and will be so dearly missed.

“In life, people come and go, but friends are forever.” ~Roy Cary

Roy is preceded in death by his parents Earl Carlos and Ruth Marie (Cartner) Cary, brothers Earl K. and Robert Cary. He is survived by his wife Janice (Wilmsmeyer) Casanova Cary of Boonville, daughters Becki (Rick) Silvey of Nashville, Illinios, Karen (Rob) Myers of Boonville, Missouri, Mandy Cary of Grain Valley, Missouri, and Sandi Cary of Blue Springs, Missouri, brother Carlos “Butch” (Jennifer) Cary, sisters Mary Ann Hein and Joyce Custer. He also leaves behind grandchildren Kassie Hart, Katie (Jake) Kobus, Kristen Myers, Maggie Myers, Trent Gifford, Taylor Gifford, Tyler Gifford, Tanner Houston and Payten Houston, great grandchildren Kash and Karlie Hart and Jase and Kellan Kobus, and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Shrines Hospital for Children

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
September 28, 2022

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Evangelical United Church of Christ
7th Street and East Sping
Boonville, MO 65233

Funeral Service
Wednesday
September 28, 2022

11:00 AM
Evangelical United Church of Christ
7th Street and East Sping
Boonville, MO 65233

Burial to Follow
Wednesday
September 28, 2022

Walnut Grove Cemetery
1006 Locust St
Boonville, MO 65233

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