Calvin Louis Curry Jr.


February 7, 2019

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Calvin Louis Curry Jr., 89, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2019.

A native of Baltimore, Md., he was the son of the late Calvin Louis and Jane Blattenberger Curry. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his son, Mark Daniel Curry; his sister, Elizabeth Shackelton Dubber; and brothers, Charles Shackelton, Lee Shackelton and Paul Shackelton.

A United States Army veteran, he served during the Korean War.

He lived in Cleveland, Ohio, and Florida before settling in Pisgah Forest over 30 years ago. He loved his wife and family and is best described as living admirably and honorably.

His survivors include his wife, Rita Dister Curry; their daughter, Colleen Curry; grandchildren, Daniel Curry Jr., Jeremy Michael Curry, Joshua James Curry and Chad Thomas Curry; and his "adopted North Carolina grandchildren," Jennifer Rebecca Faidley, James Paul Hall, Jayne King, Jana Showes and Joseph Hall.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

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Moore-Blanchard Funerals & Cremations is caring for the family.


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