Friday, June 5, 2020


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    Durwood Duane Carey, 1923 ~ 2008

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    D.D. (Durwood Duane) Carey was born to father, Shirley, and mother, Irene Carey, on May 26, 1923 in Lemoyne, Neb. D.D. loved his wife Barbara; he loved his son Jerry, and his daughters Sue, Terri, Diane and Stacie, and he loved his sons-in-law Alan, David and Timmy and all his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

    D.D. loved going to deer hunting camp, and sitting around “shooting the bull” with the guys. He loved bird-watching and telling tall tales, most of them true.

    He was in the Navy and fought in Pearl Harbor, where his ship was bombed and he watched many other ships sink and men die. He saw oceans and islands and many places, and told many stories of what he saw.

    As a young man he lived in Yachats, Ore., and worked on fishing boats. He then returned to Nebraska, the place of his birth, finished school and started working for the pipeline. He followed that job to Colorado, where he met Barbara, then on to Moab, where he lived from 1956 until his death on July 4, 2008 at the age of 85.

    D.D. had a good life with many friends and was able to do most of the things he wanted to do. He was loved by many and will be missed by us all.

    The family of D.D. Carey would like to thank the girls of Hospice, CNS, and Dr. Rouzer for making his last time with us more comfortable, and everyone who helped us through this time. God Bless you all.

    At D.D.’s request, cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held at a later date. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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