David E. Curry Sr.
1944 - 2020
David E. Curry Sr.

June 17, 1944 - November 7, 2020

David E. Curry, Sr., 76, of Morganton, passed away Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. Born in Urbana, Ill., June 17, 1944, he was the son of the late Russell Eugene Curry and Neva Grace Allen Smith. David was a retired veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the Special Forces during the Vietnam War. He also retired from Grace Hospital, and was well loved by family and friends.

David is survived by his daughters, Susanne Saunders (Mickey) of Morganton and Angelika Dulaney of Morganton; son, David Curry Jr. of Valdese; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brother, M.L. Curry; and sister, Connie Lee Hatter.

In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by his wife, Magdalena Freitag Curry.

Services will be held at Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery at a later date.

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a loved one
November 11, 2020
Pop's may you rest in peace. Thank you for your Service !!!
Bruce McCrary
November 10, 2020
a loved one
November 10, 2020
Well done thou good and faithful servant. You served and honored our great country, you loved and protected your family and friends, and you gave us all a reason to laugh and taught us how to love and live! YOU LEAVE BG SHOES TO FILL and a hole in our hearts!
Glenda s Truax
November 10, 2020