Cary Magness
April 8, 2017

Cary Magness

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Sunset Terrace
Farwell, NM  76325
Friday, April 14, 2017
10:00 AM

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Farwell Cemetery
Farwell, TX  79325

Cary Joe Magness, 85 of Lubbock, TX passed away on April 8, 2017.
Cary was born in Clovis, raised in Farewell and lived out his life in Lubbock, Tx. He was survived by his son Ken Magness and daughter, Teresa DeSantis and his sister Phyllis Herington.
Memorial graveside services will be held Friday, April 14th at 10 AM (CDST) at Sunset Terrace Cemetery in Farwell, TX with Pastor Russ Ponder officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the Dickie Magness Scholarship Fund. When mailing donations please send to: First Baptist Church, [%] Dickie Magness Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 129, Farwell, TX 79325.
Services are under the arrangements of Steed-Todd Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at


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  1. Julie Dingus
    Lubbock, TX

    I was very saddened to hear the news of Cary's passing. I knew Cary through swimming and visiting with him at the pool. He was one of the finest, most caring sweetest people I have ever know. His example of how to life to its fullest is one we should all follow. My deepest sympathy to his family. We will miss him-and look forward to seeing him on the other side.
    Rest in peace my friend.
    Julie Dingus

  2. Donna Justice
    Lubbock, TX

    Cary was the most generous, gracious, gentle and caring person with the most positive attitude. He loved giving to others and making their lives joyful. I am so thankful and feel very blessed to have had him in my life. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. Love you Cary and thank you for precious memories.

  3. paul malley
    marshfield, MA

    When we lose a man like Cary Magness we lose a part of our selves, but that part goes along with him to our own final destination. It's comforting to know that he will be there to welcome us.

    The greatest honor we can do him is to follow his example of love, compassion, generosity, and understanding.

  4. Joan and Chuck Stallings
    Clovis, NM, NM

    The 1950 Class of Farwell High School friends would like to wish Cary Joe a wonderful journey to his new home. We were all close friends at that time and have continued to check in on one another through the years.
    We are sorry for the sadness Cary's Family must be feeling now. He was the kindest fellow we knew.
    Joan Allison Stallings for the Class of '50

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