Edward Dale Cary, born March 28, 1935, died October 16, 2013 of Alzheimer’s. He was currently of Holt, MI, He was predeceased by his parents, Wayne and Emma Cary; his sister, Margaret and his niece, Hope. He attended Eastern High School, was an All-State Champion wrestler in 1952 and 1953, graduating in 1953 with a wrestling scholarship to MSU. He was the co-founder of Quality Electric Inc. in 1963 and eventually became the sole owner in the late 1980’s until selling the Company to his sons in 1996. He was an entrepreneur, owning two car washes, one in South Lansing and one in Grand Ledge and owned two multi-unit rental properties. Ed attended Mt. Hope Church and loved participating in their MAPS Mission Trips (7 total). Ed also enjoyed boating, water skiing, fishing (especially co-ho salmon), motorcycle trail riding with his sons, going up north to his property near Manistee and working on any projects. He loved to build!
During the end times of his life, he was cared for and helped by his grandsons, Mitchell and Ryan, who resided with him.
He is survived by his three sons, Bruce Edward, William Dale and Jeffrey Allen; 3 grandchildren, Ryan, Mitchell and Savanah and one great-grandchild, Makayla; brother, Don Cary; several nieces and nephews; and, his ex-wife and good friend, Joyce S. Cary.
The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 19 at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel, with the Rev. John T. Elieff officiating. The family will receive friends at the Chapel on Friday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association in memory of Ed Cary.