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Raymond William Curly


1947 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
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Raymond William Curly

Gulf Breeze, FL

Raymond William Curly was born March 26, 1947. Bill passed away peacefully on April 20, 2017 into the arms of God, with his family at his side.

He was born in Longbranch, NJ to Dorothy (Williams) and Ray E. Curly, Jr. Bill attended Norview High School in Norfolk, VA, and graduated from Yorktown Senior High School in Arlington, in 1965. He was a gifted athlete and was passionate about physical fitness, excelling at every sport he attempted.

Bill served in the Air Force and Merchant Marines, and later was an executive with Memphis Music Corporation.

He married Anita Prather in 1985 and they lived in Memphis, TN where they raised their daughter, Lauren.

Some of the things he loved most were birds, the ocean, cars, golf, and lifting weights.

He is survived by his daughter Lauren Beaugrand (Bryan); granddaughters Ava and Genevieve, stepgrandson Stephen; sister Deb Purcell (Bruce) and nephew Cameron Purcell.

His bright spirit and keen sense of humor will be greatly missed!

Donations in Bill's name may be made to The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at www.centeronaddiction.org.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on June 2, 2017
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