In memory of
Donald C. Carey
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In memory of
Donald C. Carey
Donald C. Carey Feb. 17, 1925 - March 9, 2019 Donald passed March 9, 2019. Don was born Feb. 17, 1925 in Gates to Al and Velma Carey. He graduated from Gates High School in 1943. After high school Don served in the Army Air Corps. He graduated from Oregon State College in 1950 and married Helen Wilson that spring. Don and Helen had three sons, Jon, Tom and Steve. Don went on to a very successful 27-year coaching career at Stayton High School. He had a record of 486-166 and his teams won two state championships, state runner-up three times and 14 Capital Conference championships. He also coached golf for 33 years where his teams won nine state championships, three times state runner-up and 20 Capital Conference championships. Don earned Coach of the Year honors for basketball (three times), golf (four times) and in 1993 was named the NHSCA National Golf Coach of the Year. In 1977 he was named Stayton First Citizen. Don is survived by his wife of 69 years, Helen; sons, Jon (Kim) of Monmouth, Tom (Liz) of Hillsboro and Steve (Kaz) of Tigard; grandchildren, Jeff Carey, Shannon Carey, Brian (Jillian) Carey, Tyler Carey, Alex Carey, Serene (Mike) Regen and Jennifer (Austin) Cresswell; two great-grandchildren, Rhyse Carey and Mina Cresswell. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Eugene, Gale, Norman and James. Services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at the First United Methodist Church, 1450 Fern Ridge Road, Stayton. In lieu of flowers, consider a donation to the Stayton Eagles Booster Club or the First United Methodist Church in Stayton. For the full obituary go to www.santiamfuneral.com Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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In memory of
Donald C. Carey
Donald C. Carey Feb. 17, 1925 - March 9, 2019 Donald passed March 9, 2019. Don was born Feb. 17, 1925 in Gates to Al and Velma Carey. He graduated from Gates High School in 1943. After high school Don served in the Army Air Corps. He graduated from Oregon State College in 1950 and married Helen Wilson that spring. Don and Helen had three sons, Jon, Tom and Steve. Don went on to a very successful 27-year coaching career at Stayton High School. He had a record of 486-166 and his teams won two state championships, state runner-up three times and 14 Capital Conference championships. He also coached golf for 33 years where his teams won nine state championships, three times state runner-up and 20 Capital Conference championships. Don earned Coach of the Year honors for basketball (three times), golf (four times) and in 1993 was named the NHSCA National Golf Coach of the Year. In 1977 he was named Stayton First Citizen. Don is survived by his wife of 69 years, Helen; sons, Jon (Kim) of Monmouth, Tom (Liz) of Hillsboro and Steve (Kaz) of Tigard; grandchildren, Jeff Carey, Shannon Carey, Brian (Jillian) Carey, Tyler Carey, Alex Carey, Serene (Mike) Regen and Jennifer (Austin) Cresswell; two great-grandchildren, Rhyse Carey and Mina Cresswell. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Eugene, Gale, Norman and James. Services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at the First United Methodist Church, 1450 Fern Ridge Road, Stayton. In lieu of flowers, consider a donation to the Stayton Eagles Booster Club or the First United Methodist Church in Stayton. For the full obituary go to www.santiamfuneral.com Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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224 N 3rd Ave.
Stayton, OR 97383
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