George Michael Carey

June 23, 1934 - October 1, 2020

George Michael Carey, 86, of Batavia passed away Thursday, October 1, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loving and adored family.  George was born June 23, 1934 in Chicago, the son of Robert and Angela (Kammes) Carey.

George worked at and retired from White Brothers Trucking.  He was an active member of the Tiger, Phoenix, Vikings, and Turners Club as well as the Moose and VFW.  He was also in the U.S. Army Armed Forces. 

He is survived by his loving wife Carol (Moser) Carey, two children Daniel (Hollie) Carey and Lori (Louie) Lee; three step-children, Amy (Frank) Theis, Jeff Babbitt, and Mark (Lyn) Babbitt; his grandchildren, Daniel, Matthew, Joshua, Ashley, Emily, Ellyn, Connor, Jeffrey and Max; and his siblings David (Laura) and Robert (Angela) Carey and Susan (Richard) Ayers; and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his first wife Mary Ann (nee Devereaux) and a brother Charles. 

Visitation will be held 9:30 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at Moss Family Funeral Home 209 South Batavia Ave. Batavia, IL.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated 11:30 A.M. Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 1820 Church Road Aurora, IL.  Interment will follow the Mass at River Hills Memorial Park, Batavia, IL.

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions of occupancy, the visitation will be limited. All visitors entering the funeral home are required to wear a face covering.  Be prepared to wait outside if occupancy becomes an issue. Due to the number of people who would like to pay their respects, we ask that you make your visitation a brief one.  The family appreciates your sincere cooperation during these very challenging and difficult times


Guest Book

  • Keith Desrochers I was George's neighbor for 12 years. The kindest man, that would give you the shirt off his back if you needed it. He was a wise man.You will surely be missed...
  • Mary Grace Carey I would like to offer my prayers and deepest sympathy to you all. George was truly a wonderful man, he will be missed by so many. His laughter, sense of humor and willingness to step up and help our, can't be replaced. May your many memories sustain you through this most difficult time.
  • Bill Ruby I've known George for 45 years he would give you the shirt off his back one hell of a guy he will be missed by many. Now he's shifting gears through the clouds
  • Rebecca and Andrew Massih I will miss you uncle, your laugh, your smile, and your caring personality. You were a rock for our family. My thoughts are with the rest of our family during this time. I am grateful for all the joy you have brought to our lives.
  • Dorothy Staples I am so sorry for your loss. George was a great person.
  • The Samberson Family You’ll be missed, Uncle George. Lots of great memories with you making me laugh. Rest In Peace. Swing our love from NM to you all, especially Aunt Carol. Hugs.
  • Dan and Suzanne Theis Lawrence Carol, Amy and Family, Our prayers are with you all and we hope that your memories of all the wonderful family gatherings will stay with you always.
  • Laurie and Don Panek We are so sorry for your loss. George was a fabulous brother in law and will be missed by all. Our prayers go out to Carol and her family.
  • Lynn and Larry So sorry for the loss of George. Our prayers and thoughts for Carol's and George's families.