Ira Curry Jr.(1924 - 2014)


Ira Curry Jr. 89 of Delbarton, WV, went home to be with the Lord Feb. 8, 2014 while a patient at the Appalachian Regional Hospital in S. Williamson, KY. He was born May 5, 1924 at Puritan Mines, WV the son of the late Ira Sr. and Lula Miller Curry. He was also preceded in death by brothers, Eugene, Billy Ray and Estelle Curry. Mr. Curry was a retired coal miner having worked for more than 33 years in the coal mines. He was also a faithful member of the Connolly Memorial Baptist Church and a Veteran of WWII having served in the US Army. His is survived by his wife of 49 years, Violet "Tince" Kirk Curry, 2 sons, Henry Curry and companion Barbara McClure of Dry Ridge, KY and Robin and wife Gisela Curry of Burlington, KY, sister, Lillie Curry of Manassas, VA, grandchildren, Bryan, Alex and Amber Curry and Michelle Moore, great-grandchildren, Evelyn Curry and Wyatt Moore. Funeral services have been held at the Connolly Memorial Baptist Church. Burial followed at the Lenore Memorial Gardens in Lenore, WV.

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Published in the Kentucky Enquirer on Feb. 18, 2014