Breckenridge-Kenneth “Ken” Cary, 78, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, at a local hospital.
He was cremated and at his request there will be no service.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home.
Ken was born on Jan. 26, 1935 in Hamlin to Robert Archie Cary and Hassie Mae Waggoner Cary. He married Tempie Smith on Feb. 5, 1955 in Leuders.
He was a Veteran of the United States Army and member of Bethany Baptist Church.
Mr. Cary was employed with Joe Hudspeth Tire and Appliance for 34 years and later owned and operated Ken's Appliance repair from 2000 until his retirement in 2011.
He is survived by his wife, Tempie Cary of Breckenridge; sons: Joe Cary and wife, Nancy of Lake Tawakoni, Steve Cary and wife, Nancy of Mineral Wells and Ken David Cary of Breckenridge; brothers: Danny Cary and wife, Shirley of Wichita Falls and Jeff Cary of San Angelo; grandchildren: Denise Barker and husband Chris of Graford, Scott Cary and wife, Rhonda of Mt. Home, Idaho, and Marc Cary and wife, Veronica of San Antonio; great-grandchildren: Dalton, Cary, Maricella, Alyssa, Lilly, Abigail, Caden and Kristan.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Sharon Beach; and brothers, Charles and Robert Cary.
Memorials may be made to Texas Oncology or the Stephens County Humane Society.