Retired Major Roy Monty Cary, Jr., 71 of Grand Island, previously of Las Vegas, NV and Hershey, PA, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 25, 2016 in Grand Island. A Celebration Of Life service will be 11:00 AM, Saturday, January 28th at Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home Chapel, 601 N. Webb Rd, Grand Island, NE 68803, with
Born in Montgomery W.V. May 25, 1945 to Roy M. and Elizabeth Cary, he graduated from Gauley Bridge High School in 1964. Drafted during Vietnam, he spent 4 years in the Air Force in Albuquerque N.M., came home and attended Alderson Broaddus University in Philippi, W.V. where he graduated in 1975.
He married Kathryn (Erskine) Cary of South Charleston, W.V. on April 25, 1975 in Clarksburg, W.V. reenlisting in the military, he joined the 193rd Special Operations out of Middletown, Pennsylvania where he continued his education at Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey Pennsylvania. He would go on to be an active member of the Air Force tactical medical/surgical group. Retiring in 1994 Monty began working for the Federal Government in Las Vegas, NV for the next 10 years.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Kathy, of Grand Island, NE, daughter, Jennifer (Matthew) Turek and grandchildren, Katelyn and Stetson, of Wood River, NE, brother, James (Betty) Cary of West Memphis, Arkansas.
If you would like to make a monetary donation in memory of Monty please send to The American Cancer Society . www.pennlive.com/obits

Published on Pennlive.com and in The Patriot-News on Jan. 22, 2017

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