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Celebration Of The Life Of Herbert John Curry

herb-curryHerbert John Curry passed away on Sept. 12, 2016, at the age of 88, surrounded by his family.

Herb was born in Bulls Gap, rural Hawkins County, Tenn., and moved to North Fork, Calif., in 1997.

He was a business owner and a machinist with Anheuser Busch for 36 years.

Herb was a veteran of the Korean War, and served as a paratrooper, cavalry and personal driver to a general.

A lifelong classic and antique car collector and motorcyclist, he was also a marathon runner, downhill skier, and member of the Mountain Road Rattlers Car Club.

Herb was preceded in death by father John Davis Curry 1904-1977, mother Josephine Blanch Curry 1904-1983, and sister Ruth (Bobbie) Curry 1929-1976.

herbert-john-curryHe is survived by wife of nearly 58 years, Rosemary Curry of North Fork; daughter Maureen Walling of North Fork, Calif.; son Stephen G Curry of Redding, Calif.; and son Craig H Curry of Temecula, Calif. Siblings Francis Jo Hoy of Olympia, Wash.; and Nola Joan Adams of Canyon Country, Calif. Grandchildren Jessica Knotts, Moody Knotts, Price Walling, Sean Curry, Rusti Curry, Justin Curry and Jordan Curry.

There will be a Celebration of Life on Friday, Sept. 23, at The Little Church in the Pines in Bass Lake, Calif., at 10 a.m. with a service and luncheon, followed by military honors at graveside at the North Fork Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that gifts be made to Herbert’s chosen charity, the Salvation Army, for the service they provide to those in need.

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