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Walter Carey

June 23, 1965 ~ May 8, 2022 (age 56)

Obituary

Walter P. Carey “Big Walt” born to Walter Carey Sr (preceded in death) and Clono Carey on June 23, 1965 in Chicago, Illinois. Walter was the oldest of three children.

 Watler started his education at Mount Vernon Elementary School in Chicago, and continue on to high school at Corliss High School where he sang in the choir and graduated in 1983. He proceeded to Columbia College in downtown Chicago majoring in Communications. Walter worked as a medical billing consultant for Coast to Coast Consulting Services which allotted him the ability to travel all over the United States. Unfortunately, when the company closed that didn’t stop Walter from continuing on to several great employment opportunities throughout the Chicagoland area. Until his health failed him his final employment was at Nephrology Associates of Northern America in Oakbrook Illinois.  In all his travels for work he gain some lifelong friendships.

Walter came to know and confess Christ at an early age at Lilydale Baptist Church (Chicago) under Rev. L.R. Jackson.  Later in life Walter became a member of Acme Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Bishop Bernard J. Sutton where he  served as a deacon and on the Men’s Ministry. Walter loved when Bishop would sang those “old time doctor watts” hymns and admired him for his teaching of God’s word.

In June 2009 Walter married the love of his life Carla Perry. Nothing made him happier than making the love of his life happy. They shared many wonderful times together that will be forever cherished.  They built a beautiful life together as one.  Although Walter did not have any biological kids, he had a special bond with his nieces Kareemah and Kiaana, his nephew Christopher, and his special daughter, his dog “ Pepper”.

Walter had a great passion for old cars, he could tell you anything you wanted to know about any car every made. He loved history and his cigars, but more than anything he loved family.

Walter began his journey to his eternal resting place on May 08, 2022 at 6:09am.  Walter leaves behind to cherish his loving memories and is survived by his loving wife Carla Perry-Carey, his mother Clono Carey, his father preceded in death Walter Carey Sr., his sister Christa Carey, his brother Conrad Carey, Charles and Lula Perry (in-laws), nieces: Kareemah, Kiana, Shania, Shauynce, Makiyah, nephews: Christopher, DeAngelo and Tristan. Two sister-in laws Tracy Perry-Parks (Anthony precede in death), Latonja Perry and one brother-in-law DeAngelo Perry, his dog “Pepper”, numerous aunts, uncles, many loving relatives, church family, co-workers and friends.

 

“To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die”.   Ecclesiastes 3:1-2

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Services

Visitation
Friday
May 20, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Acme Baptist Church
8747 S. Paulina St.
Chicago,, IL 60620
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Visitation
Saturday
May 21, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Acme Baptist Church
8747 S. Paulina St.
Chicago,, IL 60620
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Celebration of Life
Saturday
May 21, 2022

11:00 AM
Acme Baptist Church
8747 S. Paulina St.
Chicago,, IL 60620
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