James Richard Carey

FAIRFIELD – James Richard Carey, 57, passed away unexpectedly at his residence on Dec. 29, 2021.Jimmy was born March 27, 1964, in Waterville, Maine. He was the son of Richard and Norma Carey. He attended Lawrence High School and graduated in 1983; and graduated from SMVTI electrical school in 1985.He was employed by Central Maine Power since 1987, for over 34 years. His greatest pride and joy were his sons, Adam, and Spencer. He loved to watch his boys participate in sports throughout the years and would travel wherever the games were. He was a member of the Corpus Christi Parish. He belonged to the Elks club of Waterville and was on the PAL board for several years.In his early years he loved to spend time traveling and camping with family and friends, and spending time out at the family camp in Belgrade. He participated in the Trek Across Maine and completed it 15 times.He is survived by his son Adam Carey and wife Corinne, his granddaughters Hazel and Haven of Hampden, his son Spencer Carey and partner Adrianna of Fairfield, and the boys’ mother Gisele Carey. He is also survived by his father Richard Carey and companion Diane Bishop of Winslow, his sister Nancy Cunningham and husband Lee of Vassalboro and their kids Amy Cunningham of Mt Vernon and her children Aubrie and Camden; Jessica Cunningham of Vassalboro, his sister Susan Jacobs of Oakland and husband Paul, her children Aaron Higgins and wife Stephanie of Canaan, Meagan Grant and husband Ben of Oakland and their son Reece. Jimmy also leaves behind a special friend Michelle Buck of Winslow.He was predeceased by his mother Norma, his brother Matthew and his in laws Neil and Jeanne Martin.A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, Jan. 5, at 10 a.m. at Notre Dame Catholic Church in Waterville. There will be a memorial following the service at the Elks Club in Waterville.Special thanks go out to Father Dan Baillargeon for his support and guidance.Arrangements are in the care of Lawry Brothers Funeral and Cremation Care, Fairfield where memories and condolences may be shared with the family at http://www.familyfirstfuneralhomes.com.In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to American Lung AssociationTrek Across Maine122 State StreetAugusta, ME 04330

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