Jack Curlee

Jack H. Curlee

SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. - 1st Sgt. Jack Howard Curlee, USAF (retired), 86, husband of Frances Seaborn Curlee, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 27, 2013.

Mr. Curlee was born Dec. 25, 1926, in Salisbury, N.C., to the late Samuel Jouner Curlee and Nellie Mae Hawkins Curlee. He retired as the owner and operator of A-1 Bonding Company and in 1995, served as president of the S.C. Bail Agents Association.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Navy, having served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam.

Jack was a member of the VFW Lodge in Simpsonville, American Legion Post 3, Empire Masonic Lodge 213 and HEJAZ Shriners, where he served two terms as the Commander of the Legion of Honor.

He was a member of Five Forks Baptist Church. He attended Florida State University and was a true Seminole fan.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are sons Mike Curlee and wife Karen and Jack D. Curlee; four grandchildren, TSGT Marc Curlee, Jennifer Hamrick and husband Cody, Jeremy Curlee and Patrick Curlee; and six great-grandchildren, Zachary, Austin, Kaylee, Sara and Isabelle Curlee, and Garrett Hamrick.

He was preceded in death by brothers Billy Curlee and Harold Curlee.

Service and Visitation: Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday in the mausoleum Chapel at Graceland East Cemetery, officiated by Dr. Howard Foster. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

Memorials: , 3535 Pelham Road, Suite 101, Greenville, SC 29615.

Fletcher Funeral Service, Fountain Inn, S.C., in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Home

Fletcher Funeral Service
1218 North Main Street Fountain Inn, SC 29644
(864) 967-2424

Published in Salisbury Post on July 30, 2013