Robert D. Curry

Robert D. Curry

Bob passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo.

He was born March 9, 1940 in Martin the son of Russell and Florence (Knight) Curry. For 42 years he had worked at Mead Paper Company until his retirement. Bob enjoyed fishing for pan fish and bass, bowling and spending time at the lake with family. He liked following the Detroit Tigers, U of M and attending his children and grandchildren’s sporting events.

On June 16, 1962 in Plainwell he married Marva McFanin, his wife of 56 years who survives.

Also surviving are his children, Laurie (Terry) Hildebrand of Martin, Robert (Carie) Curry of Martin, Todd (Kelly) Curry of Otsego and Jeff Curry of Martin; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and his siblings, Jerry, Shirley, Jack and Larry.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Russ.

According to his wishes cremation has taken place.

Friends may visit with Bob’s family starting at 5:00 P.M., Friday, June 22, 2018 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, until the time of the memorial service at 7:00 P.M., with Celebrant, Bill Rose officiating.

Contributions in memory of Bob may be made to the American Heart Association.

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  1. Kay. Henrickson says:

    MARVA and family,
    Sorry to hear about Bob, he certainly fought a good fight.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Hugs to all, Rog and Kay

  2. Alfred ( Jim ) Harding says:

    Marva I am so sorry to here of this. Bob and I had many good times working side by side at Mead for many years. And we had many good times together when the 4 of us would get together when the kids
    were little. Big Hugs to you and the kids. Jim

  3. Arch Woodstock says:

    Marva, So sorry for your loss. Will be praying that the God of all comfort is with you and your family during this time.

  4. Kim Schaafsma says:

    The Curry Family,
    Prayers and hugs.
    Michael and Kim Schaafsma

  5. Kim says:

    So very sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers for comfort and healing.

  6. Joyce & Dan says:

    Sending our love thoughts and prayers to you Marva and your entire family. Bob was so loved by so many. GOD BLESS!

  7. sherry cusack says:

    We are sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers to you and your family at this difficult time.

  8. Ron Plotts says:

    To all of Bobs family, may you feel the Lords comfort during your sorrow. Bob was a really good man and I am blessed to have known him.

  9. Joyce mcClellan says:

    Thinking of you Marva and your entire family with love and prayers. Wishing you GOD’S comfort and peace.
    Joyce and Dan

  10. Jim and Joyce Boss says:

    Marva and families, So sorry to hear about Bob. Hugs to all.

    Jim and Joyce

  11. Richard Bommersbach says:

    I was saddened to hear about the passing of Bob. I worked with him for several years at Mead and will remember him as a person of character. My thoughts and prayers will be with his family during this period of grief. God bless you Bob; RIP.

  12. sally dam says:

    Marva and family,

    We are so very sorry to learn of Bobs passing, our thoughts, hugs

    and prayers are with all of you during this most difficult time.

    Don and Sally Dam

  13. Joyce Sheldon says:

    Marva and family so sorry to hear of Bobs passing. Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers !

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