Robert Paul “Bob” Curry, 88, of North Webster, passed away at 5:45 p.m. on Friday, May 29, 2020, at his home. He was born on July 19, 1931, in Muncie to Robert and Helen (Hayden) Curry.
He graduated in 1949 from Muncie Burris High School, attended Ball State College in Muncie, and was a United States USMC Korean veteran. He was married on Sept. 5, 1955, in Muncie, to Lorraine Lee Stevens who preceded him on Feb. 8, 2017. He then married June 27, 2017 in North Webster to Janet S. “Sue” (Warner) Harris, who survives. He formerly lived in Muncie, Albany, and Terre Haute before moving to North Webster in 1994. He worked for General Housewares in Muncie and retired as a superintendent from General Housewares in Terre Haute after 25+ years of total service.
He was a member of the Church of God in North Webster, Wawasee Camp of the Gideon’s in Syracuse, and U.A.W. He was a 50 year member of the Gideon’s International and served as president of the Indiana Gideon’s in 1995, formerly attended the Assembly of God in Muncie, and was interim pastor for area churches.
He is survived by his wife, Sue Curry, North Webster; two sons: Robert (Nancy) Curry Jr. Fishers; Steve (JoAnn) Curry, Shorewood, Ill.; two grandchildren: Steven (fiancé Christina Elliott) Curry and Jennifer (Tim) Graves; great-grandson: Jaxson Graves; two brothers: David Joann) Curry of Muncie and Gordon (Janet) Curry of Avon, Conn.; half-brother: Jesse Rich, Hartford, Conn.; four step-daughters; 12 step-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Robert Curry and Helen Rich and his first wife, Lorraine.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, June 4, at Owen Family Funeral Home, SR 13 and CR 500N, North Webster. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 5, at the funeral home with Pastor Jeff Boyer officiating. Burial will take place at 2:30 p.m. on Friday in the Elm Ridge Cemetery in Muncie.
Preferred memorials may be given to the Wawasee Camp of Gideon’s, P.O. Box 101, Syracuse, IN 46567. To send condolences to the family in memory of Bob Curry, please visit www.owenfamilyfuneralhome.com