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Carey died in October 1984, in Wyoming, Pennsylvania. He was born October 23, 1915, in Lansford, PA and was a member of the Baptist Church. Carey was drafted into Civilian Public Service from Wyoming, PA and his occupation at the time was listed as "Newspaper Circulation." He had a BA in Biology from Bethel College. Carey had seven training, two fire and two rescue jumps during the 1945 season. After his discharge from CPS, he returned to Pennsylvania where is occupation was listed as "Fruit Farmer."
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Evans, William Carey (Missoula 1945)" (2020). Smokejumper Obituaries. 330.