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Jon ‘Carey’ Younkin | 60 | Wichita

Jon “Carey” Younkin, 60, of Wichita, passed away Monday, May 8, 2023.  He was born May 29, 1962 to Everett and Irene (Bailey) Younkin in Herrin, Illinois.Carey was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He enjoyed motorcycles and playing guitar. Carey was also a music trivia expert and was a 20 year volunteer fire fighter in Derby and Vassar KS and Roodhouse, Ill.Carey was very outgoing and never knew a stranger, and had a catalogue of inappropriate jokes and comebacks. He was a very good salesman and was currently working for Integrated Power Services in Wichita, KS.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Eric Younkin; and brother-in-law, Bill Reagor.
Carey is survived by his wife of 40 years, Ann (McIver) Younkin of Wichita; children, Jennifer (Mike) – Chief Master Sgt. (USAF Ret) Shupert and Tech Sgt. Timothy James “Jamie” Younkin, USAF; grandchildren, Brittany (Staff Sgt. Terrance, USAF) Krueger, Skylar (Chase) Gartner, Sydnie “Willie” Shupert, Alexis Painter and Talon Shupert; siblings,  Claudia Reagor, Brent (Donna) Younkin; parents-in-law, Tim and Libby McIver; sisters-in-law, Sherri (John) Hanysz and Cheryl Younkin; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held Saturday, May 13, 2023, from 2 to 3 p.m. at Smith Mortuary, Derby.  Celebration of Life was held 3 p.m. Saturday, May 13, 2023 at Smith Mortuary, Derby 1415 North Rock Road Derby, Kansas 67037.
Memorial contributions may be made, in lieu of flowers to the American Heart Association.

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