SACRAMENTO, CA — Born September 29, 1927, in Ada, Ohio to Dale and Ruth Carey. Passed peacefully in Sacramento, California, April 30, 2019. Survived by Barbara, his wife of ten years; daughters Julie Maheras and Joyce Williams; grandchildren Jacinda Maheras, Emily Williams, Travis Williams, and great granddaughter Verity Joann Maheras. Jack was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, JoAnn (Hays) Carey and his brother Robert Carey. Jack was raised in the big stone house at 580 East Lincoln in Ada. He received a BS degree in Education from Ohio Northern University in 1949. He subsequently earned a MA degree in Music from Occidental College in Los Angeles. Jack and JoAnn were married on June 12, 1949 at the Ada First Presbyterian Church. They moved to Yuma, AZ, Los Angeles, and ultimately settled in Sacramento, California. Jack enjoyed teaching music in the public school system for 35 years. He also directed church and adult choirs for many years.