Willie Joseph “Joe” Cary, age 72, of Burkesville, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, January 15, at Hospice of Southern Kentucky in Bowling Green. Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Sonya Jo and Steve Melton, of Hazard, Kentucky; son, Brent Charles Cary, of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, sister-in-law Becky Cary of Burkesville, Kentucky, and two grandchildren. Funeral services will be Friday, January 18 at 2 p.m. in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville, Kentucky. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Thursday, January 17, until the funeral hour on Friday. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to The Center for Courageous Kids, 1501 Burnley Road, Scottsville, Kentucky 42164. Norris-New Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.