George Russell Curry, 89, a long-time Blue Springs resident passed away peacefully Sunday, March 21, 2021 at his home. He was born December 31, 1931 to George and Ruby (Baker) Curry in Beaman, MO.
George served his country proudly in the United States Army. He was united in marriage to Ruby Fay Silsby on September 4, 1955 in Sedalia, MO. He spent his working career as a carpenter and foreman for APAC Bridge Company. George enjoyed visiting with friends, playing softball, volleyball, cards, gardening, tending to his flowers, and taking road trips.
Survived by his loving wife of 65 years Ruby Curry of Blue Springs, MO; children, John Curry (Linda) of Blue Springs, MO, Daniel Curry (Kelli) of Independence, MO, Timothy Curry of Odessa, MO, Mariam Parks (Dan) of Blue Springs, MO, Michal Curry of Overland Park, KS; 13 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Pam of Kingsville, MO; brother-in-law, Mike Silsby of Princeton, KS. George is preceded in death by his son, Mark Curry; parents, George and Ruby Curry; grandsons, Stephen and Ethan Curry; siblings, Ed Curry, Marvalee Curry, Earl Curry; sister-in-law, Ella Christine Curry.
His family will receive friends and family from 10-11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 25, 2021 at Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St, Blue Springs, MO. Funeral service will begin at 11:00 at the Chapel. A private family committal service with full military honors will follow at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville, MO. Masks and social distancing will be required in the chapel. Memories of George and words of comfort for his family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.