Larry Edward Curry Sr., 53

FEB. 25, 1957-JAN. 8, 2011

January 10, 2011
  • Larry Edward Curry
Larry Edward Curry

Larry Edward Curry Sr., 53, of 14 Downsville Road, Hagerstown, Md., died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011, in Hagerstown.

Born Feb. 25, 1957, in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late James Franklin Curry and Martha E. Daugherty Curry Burger.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He was employed with The Herald-Mail Co. for 31 years, most recently serving as assistant pressroom manager.

John League, editor and publisher of The Herald-Mail Co., said Larry was one of the most dedicated employees with whom he worked. “He will be missed by all of us,” League said.

Doug Hoffman, pressroom manager, said Larry will be hard to replace. “He was dedicated, always there when you needed him,” Hoffman said. “He’s going to be terribly missed.”

He is survived by his wife of nine years, Linda Ann Curry; a son, SFC Larry E. Curry Jr. of Hawaii; two stepdaughters, Holly Sarver of Williamsport, Md., and Dana Miller of Hagerstown; three sisters, Lois Hawbaker of Clear Spring, Md., and Sharon Fravel and Shirley Curry Bowman of South Carolina; a brother, Robert “Bobby” Curry of Blufton, S.C.; two grandchildren, a granddaughter, Chloie Curry, and a grandson, Brayden Curry; and six stepgrandchildren, Trinity Wolfkill, Cortney Seavolt, Samantha Sarver, Matthew Miller, Andrew Miller and Christopher DeHoyes.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Beverly Dickey.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd. The Rev. Jonathan Laye will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.

Graveside military honors will be conducted by Washington County AMVETS Post 10 and Marine Corps League of Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m.

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