Family of Eddie Graper CARY (84) & Evelyn WILLIAMS
Obituary: Billy M. Cary, 61, died on Sunday, September 1 at his home. Services will be held at the First Baptist Church in Huntingdon on Wednesday, September 4 at 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Carroll Memorial Gardens. Mr. Cary, the son of Eddie Graper Cary and Evelyn Williams Cary, was born September 4, 1940. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Carroll Bank & Trust from 1972 through July 2002. He served as Chairman of the Board of Directors from 1972 until the present. He and his long-time business partner, Billy B. Tines, purchased Carroll Bank & Trust (formerly Bank of McLemoresville) in 1972. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Huntingdon, where he served as a deacon and Sunday School teacher. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis and was the Chairman of the Board of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Huntingdon. He was a former trustee of Bethel College. Mr. Cary served his community in many ways and was honored as the Carroll County Businessperson of the Year in 1987, Carroll Countian of the Year in 1994 and Outstanding Citizens of the Town of Huntingdon in 2001. He was a graduate of Clarksburg High School, Bethel College, and the Graduate School of Banking at LSU. He was an avid sportsman and a good steward of the land. Billy is survived by his wife of thirty-eight years, Sylvia C. Cary; two sons, Michael E. Cary of Huntingdon and Mark E. Cary of Memphis; his mother, Evelyn Williams Cary of Westport; a brother, Barry Cary and his wife Janice of Jackson; two daughters-in-law, the former Mary Susan Hodges of Huntingdon and the former Laura Lee Fontana of Memphis; two grandsons, Carter Benton Cary of Huntingdon and Ethan Mark Cary of Memphis; and many nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund in Huntingdon or the charity of your choice. Visitation will be from 1:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, until the time of service on Wednesday. Dilday Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Billy Martin married Sylvia CARTER. Born on 6 Mar 1940.
They had the following children:
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