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Carey L. Francis Jr., age 71 a native of Ajo, Arizona and a resident of Amelia, was called to his heavenly home on Thursday, March4,2021 with his wife at his side.
Carey served in the U.S, Navy Submarine Service, worked for years as an oilfield electrician, returned to school later in life and earned his Bachelors degree in finance and became a certified stock broker. He was an avid fisherman and loved sitting on the porch telling stories and drinking coffee with family and friends. His greatest passion, though, was for his family and his grandchildren.
Those ;eft to cherish his precious memory are his wife of 53 years Shirley Francis ( Aucoin ), his two daughters: Jealena Francis Gros and husband Chad of Lafayette and Melinda Francis Tonglet and husband Jason of Gretna, and two grandchildren Jackson and Josephine Tonglet.
Carey was greeted at Heaven's door by his parents Cary Leslie Francis and Madge Gordy Francis, in-laws V.A. and Elizabeth Aucoin , son Wesley Joseph Francis, sister Elizabeth Francis mand brother-in-law and sister-in-law Terry and Ann Aucoin.
A memorial service for Carey will be scheduled at a later date and will be performed by his best friend since childhood Rev. Frank Pellisier.
The family would like to give special thanks to Hargrave Funeral Home, Amelia Fire and Rescue, and Acadian Ambulance for all their assistance.
In lieu of flowers the family would like donations to be made to your favorite charity in Carey's Name.