William Eugene "Bill" Cary

January 3, 1930January 28, 2014

William E. “Bill” Cary

William Eugene “Bill” Cary, age 84 of Hoover, AL passed away on January 28, 2014. He was born January 3, 1930 in Birmingham and attended Birmingham city schools, graduating from Phillips High School. Mr. Cary attended Louisiana State University, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering in 1952. Following college, Mr. Cary returned to Birmingham and worked as a structural engineer for several local firms, including American Bridge and Rust Engineering. In 1973, he founded a consulting structural engineering firm, William E.Cary Inc. where he worked until his retirement in 2000. He was a long time member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Homewood, AL. Mr. Cary was preceded in death by his daughter, Sally C. Harting and his brother, James Robert Cary. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Gusta V. Cary, and son Vaughn Cary of Fort Payne, AL. Funeral services for Mr. Cary will be Monday, February 3, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Trinity United Methodist Church, the family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at the church. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggest that donations be made to Trinity United Methodist Church or to the Alzheimer Association.



  • Visitation Monday, February 3, 2014
  • Funeral Service Monday, February 3, 2014


  • Burial

William Eugene "Bill" Cary

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February 4, 2014

I am sorry for your loss. Please be comforted in knowing God cares for you and will help you in this difficult time of need. 1 Peter 5: 7

February 2, 2014

RIP Uncle Bill - You were always nice to me and I liked you! I am so sorry for Aunt Gusta and Vaughn - you will be missed.

Ben Northcutt

February 2, 2014

Bill Cary,
A good friend and great engineer. I was fortunate to get to know him through the years as he designed many of the construction projects that I worked on.