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Ronald Charles Currie


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Ronald Charles Currie

Ronald Charles Currie "Currie" died unexpectedly at home in Burien, Washington on January 25, 2018 at the age of 77.

"Currie" is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Amy Currie; grandchildren Aidan Scott, Sawyer Anthony and Finley Elizabeth Currie of Renton, Washington and Dexter Owen Van Horn of Peoria, Arizona, as well as step children Deborah Lynn Van Horn and Jon R. Brooks, both of California. He is preceded in death by his first wife Mary Skill, wife Patricia Kay Currie (ne;e Davis) and daughter Traci Ann Currie.

Currie was born on September 22, 1940 in Bell, CA to Margaret Josephine Doig and Charles Frank Vanecek. He graduated in 1958 from North Central High School in Spokane, Washington and enlisted in the United States Marine Corp immediately afterwards. He was discharged in 1962.

He married Mary "Tiny" Skill in 1966 and they had one daughter, Traci Ann. Mary passed away in 1968. In 1969, Currie married Patricia Kay Valdez (ne;e Davis), a bookkeeper, creating a blended family. They had one son together, Jason Scott Currie. After moving from Los Angeles to the Seattle area, Currie held different positions at various companies including Lucky Markets, Todd Shipyards and Boeing. In retirement, he worked part time for Hertz.

A Celebration of Life for Currie is planned for family and friends.
Published in The Seattle Times from June 11 to June 12, 2018
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