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Richard (Dick) Samuel Carley, Sr., 65, Florida

Richard (Dick) Samuel Carley, Sr., 65, died at 11:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, at Tampa General Hospital , Tampa, Fla., as a result of a delayed toxic reaction to his lungs from chemotherapy following a bone marrow transplant this past spring.  Dick was surrounded by his family and friends at his passing. 

Dick was born March 14, 1948, in Reading, Pa., to the late John Carley and Nell Carley (Port Charlotte, Fla). He married Lula (Frazer) Carley Feb. 8, 1969 in Andover, Conn., while a member of the US Army.  Dick served on active duty overseas during the Vietnam War.

In 1975 Dick and Lula moved back to Lula’s childhood home area in Brown County and purchased a two-story log home kit which Dick assembled and built with his own hands.  Between 1975 and 1987, Dick was employed by Sears in Columbus, in the home improvements area and also as the manager of the Sears Automotive Center. In 1987 he took a job with Farm Bureau Insurance as an agent for the Nashville office.  In 1990 Dick and Lula moved to Venice, Fla.  Over the next 23 years, they moved back and forth between Englewood, Fla and Columbus to spend time with their grandchildren. While in Columbus during this time, Dick worked at Walmart, Rural King and Cummins Fuel Systems. 

Dick was preceded in death by his father, John Carley.

He is survived by his mother, Nell Carley; brother, Jack (Kathy Jo) Carley; and sister, Eileen (Cliff) Martinez, all of Port Charlotte, Fla.; wife, Lula Carley; son, Rich (Jennifer) Carley of Englewood, Fla.; daughter, Charlotte (John) Prohaska of Columbus;  grandchildren, Kasi, Madi, A.J. and Sami Prohaska of Columbus and Ryan, Megan, Charlotte and Erin Carley of Englewood, Fla.

Dick was cremated per his wishes and a private memorial service will take place at a later date.

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  • December 17
    Hamblen Fire District
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  • December 17
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • December 17
    Lake Lemon Conservancy District Board
    6 p.m. Benton Township Senior Center, 7606 State Road 45, Unionville
  • December 17
    Brown County Government Offices to close for lunch hours
    11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • December 18
    WRAPS meetings
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  • December 18
    Nashville Town Council
    6:30 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • December 19
    Bingo
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  • December 19
    Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 19
    Live hip hop music at dance barn
    7 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
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  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
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    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
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  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West