Charles Clevleand Curry passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013, in Hurst, Texas.
Visitation for family and friends will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home. Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, March 29, 2013, at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park.
Charles served in World War II
with the 20th Air Force during their campaign through Japan, China, Central Burma, India Burma and Sumatra. After serving, he returned home to marry his wife, Eula Mae. Charlie worked with his father in the family owned grocery store business in Carlsbad, N.M., until he was hired by Southwest Potash Mines.
Upon retirement after 34 years, Mr. Curry had advanced to plant comptroller and acted as liaison between New Mexico and the New York office of American Metal and Climax. With retirement he and his wife moved to Texas and built a home in Colleyville. Mr. Curry was very active as a volunteer in the Colleyville Chamber of Commerce. In 2008, he was voted and honored to be the "local hero and volunteer of the year" in Colleyville. Mr. Curry continued to be active in the Chamber until 2009. He was always open to helping people and always wanted to do more for the underprivileged.
Preceded by his parents, Charlie and Ora Curry; and sister, Patti Sue Wright.
Mr. Curry is survived by his wife of 67 years, Eula Mae; son, Grady Bryant and his wife, Jan; nephew, Doug Wright; and brother-in-law, Charles Wright.
Arrangements entrusted to Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home Colleyville, (817) 498-5894. View and sign guestbook at www.star-telegram.com/obituaries.