Gerald D. Curry, 60, of East Moline, died Monday, April 14, 2003, shortly after arrival at Illini Hospital, Silvis.
Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at First Presbyterian Church, East Moline, with the Rev. Becky Sherwood officiating. Burial is in Rose Lawn Memorial Estate, Moline. Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. today at Trimble Funeral Home, Moline, and 10 a.m. to services Thursday at the church. Memorials may be made to the church or Illinois Heart Association.
Gerald Duane Curry was born Aug. 5, 1942, in Rock Island, son of Kenneth and Marjorie Long Curry. He graduated from United Township High School, East Moline, and attended Augustana College, Rock Island. He was president of Ken Curry Construction Inc., East Moline, his family's business where he had worked his entire life.
He was an active member of First Presbyterian Church, East Moline, where he had been a trustee and elder and taught a high school Sunday school class. He was a member of Operators Union Local 150 and a former member of the Illinois National Guard. He loved drag racing and drove an A/gas race car. In earlier years, he was an accomplished accordion player.
Gerald is survived by his mother, Marjorie, East Moline; a brother and sister-in-law, Keith and Carol Curry, East Moline; nieces and nephews, Kyle and Stacy Curry, Lincoln, Neb., Clayton and Susan Curry, Macomb, Ill., and Catherine and Brian McKeag, Moline; a great-niece, Keely Curry, Lincoln; and a great-nephew, Alexander Curry, Macomb. He was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth.