Sunset Funeral Home
1800 St. George Rd., Evansville

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Cary Stokes Jr.

January 10, 1938 - October 3, 2020


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    Janet Simon says

    Uncle Sonny you will truly be missed. Now go rest and be with your father and brother. Love you always forever in my heart.

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    Karon Brown says

    Gone from our sight, but never our memories. Gone from our touch, but never our hearts.

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Cary Stokes Jr., 82, passed away on October 3, 2020. He was born on January 10, 1938 to Cary Stokes Sr. and Bertha Tucker in Canton, Mississippi.

Cary was a loving family man. He loved spending time with his family as often as he could. Cary would travel all over the country to visit his family. Cary enjoyed watching boxing and westerns. He also enjoyed hunting and spending time outdoors.

Cary is survived by his wife of 54 years Minnie Adams-Stokes; his five sons Cary (Kembria) Stokes III, James (Paulette) Stokes,  Antonio (Lisa) Stokes, James (Tanisha) Stokes Jr., and Anotovian Ortega; his god-daughter Kelly Denise Scroggins-Powell; his twenty grandchildren Al’Levon (Tasia) White, Deonte Stokes, Constance McNeil, Antonio Stokes Jr., Antoinette (Jeremy) Greene, Raven Stokes, Anthony McNeil, Martika Stokes, Lindsey Moffet, Darian Stokes, Catalina (Joshua) Crespo, Anzario Stokes, Anterio Stokes, Sharlissa Stokes, Keauna Stokes, Jolina Stokes, Selena Stokes, and Nick Stokes; his twenty-one great-grandchildren; his sisters Janie (Willie) Williams, Sadie Pearl Stokes, Mary Johnson, and Brenda Stokes; his sister-in-law Sally Stokes; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Cary was preceded in death by his sister Mary Stokes; his parents Cary Stokes Sr. and Bertha Tucker; his brother-in-law Leon Johnson; and his brother Arthur Stokes.

Visitation will from 12 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. be Wednesday, October 14th at Sunset Funeral Home.