DURHAM, NC -- Donald J. Curry, 67, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011 in Hospice at the Meadowlands in Hillsborough, NC.
Mr. Curry was born in Palo Alto County, Iowa, the son of the late Ira Merritt Curry and Bernice Donahue Curry.
He retired after 35 years of service with GTE. Mr. Curry then went on to work for himself with Don Curry Systems for eight years. After that he retired to fish. He was a member of Elks Lodge 568.
Mr. Curry is survived by his wife, Carah Curry of Durham, NC; his sons, Craig Tollison, Mike Curry and wife, Cyndi, and Chris Curry; his daughter, Christie Tollison; his grandchildren, Lance Curry, Logan Curry, Hannah Johnston, and Daniel Johnston; and his sister, Janet Curry.
A funeral service will be held Friday, Sept. 9, 11 a.m. at Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham by Father Thomas Tulley and the Rev. Randall Floyd. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Donations may be made to Hospice at the Meadowlands, 1001 Corporate Dr., Hillsborough, NC 27278.
Many thanks to all for their condolences.
The family is being assisted in Durham by Clements Funeral Service, Inc.