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Gerald L. "Curley" Myers, 93

Gerald L. "Curley" Myers, 93, of Mulberry, known by all as your "ole" Buckaroo Buddy, died Sunday, May 19, 2013, at 2:42 a.m. at the Mulberry Health and Retirement Community, Mulberry.

Born April 1, 1920, in Boone County, Ind. to the late Clarence L. Myers and Edna G. (Snowden) Myers.

He married Algilee Wright on Nov. 24, 1940, in Clairmont, Ind., she preceded him in death on Jan. 13, 2001. He then married Anne (Young) Gordon on Dec. 21, 2008, and she survives.

Curley grew up in Clinton County with a mixture of farm and small city life. Attended grade school in Forest, Ind., and Frankfort he graduated in 1938 from Frankfort High School. Music was a commanding influence from the early age of 8, as the years progressed, there was always musical activity, the Woodside Harmonica Band, the Hoosier Ramblers Band (1936-1938), the Semi Solid Ramblers, Cap'n Stubby and the Buccaneers (1939-1945), Shady Acres Ranch in Mulberry (1949-1957), and then Curley spent over 15 years with WFBM-TV Channel 6 in Indianapolis as the "Saturday Morning Cowboy". Curley has spent well over 60 years pickin', singin' and grinnin' in the field of entertainment.

Curley moved from Mulberry, IN to Lafayette, IN in 1965 and was associated in sales with Culligan Water. Mr. Myers was a 50 year member of the Mulberry Masonic Lodge 618

He is survived by wife, Ann Gordon Myers, of Mulberry; one son, Gary V. Myers, of Attica; four daughters, Connie J. Clark, of Iowa City, Iowa, Vickie E. Myers, of Attica; Katina K. Hodson, of Attica; Penny D. Gauder, of Franklin, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Heather M Deboard, Joseph M Hatke, Tawna L Kirby, and Allison M Gauder.

Preceded in death by a brother Garnell Wayne Myers in 1949.

Friends may visit from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday May 22, 2013, at Goodwin Funeral Home with service there on Thursday at 10am. Interment to follow in Bunnell Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Frankfort Senior High School Music Department, envelopes will be available.

Please share a memory of Curley at www.goodwinfuneralhome.com.

Published in the Journal & Courier from May 20 to May 21, 2013
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