the key west citizenAugust 23, 2018


James Phillip Carey, 69, of 720 Thomas St., Key West passed away Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. Jimmy was a native of Key West, where he was born on Dec. 15, 1948, to Irving John Carey Sr. and Edna Munnings Carey. He was a 1966 graduate of Key West High School and lived in Key West most of his life. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran who served in the Vietnam War. Jimmy was well-known around town for his carpentry and his many friendships with those thoughout the Keys.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 25, at Bethel A.M.E. Church, 223 Truman Ave. Family visitation is Friday, Aug. 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bethel A.M.E as well. Services entrusted to Castillo & Thurston’s Key West Mortuary, Inc.