Charles E. "Sonny" Curry

March 22, 1942 ~ February 19, 2015 (age 72)


Charles "Sonny" E Curry, 73, of Shelbyville, died Thursday, February 19, 2015, at his residence.

He was born March 22, 1942, to Charles E. Curry, Sr., and Jean (Roberts) Curry, in Greenfield. He married Janice M. (Williams) Curry on Feb. 10, 1973, and she survives.

Survivors include: daughter, Rhonda Hill, of Shelbyville; sons, Randy (fiance, Renee Smith) Isley, of Shelbyville, Chuck (Robin) Curry, of Shelbyville, James Curry and Chad (fiance, Brittney Cantrell) Curry, of Wyoming; 19 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Judy Gosman, of Florida and Debra Welch, of Vincennes; brother, Ed Mark; and special family friend, Tom George.

He was preceded in death by four sisters and his parents.

Mr. Curry was a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserves. He was employed as an over the road truck driver. He also worked at the Masonic Home in Franklin for awhile and retired from the Indiana Department of Transportation in 2008.

Mr. Curry was a member of Crossroad Community Church. He was also a member of Shelby Masonic Lodge #28 and FOP Lodge #84.

He enjoyed hunting and riding his motorcycle as a hobby.

Visitation will be Tuesday, Feb. 24 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service & Crematory, 703 S. Harrison St., Shelbyville with Masonic Rites at 7 p.m.

Funeral services will be on Wednesday, Feb. 25 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Andy Lee officiating. Burial will be at Miller Cemetery in Shelby County.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis Hospice.

Funeral directors Greg A. Parks, Sheila J. Parks and Stuart Parks are honored to conduct the services for Mr. Curry.

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February 24, 2015

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Murphy-Parks Funeral Services
703 S. Harrison St.
Shelbyville, IN 46176

Funeral Service
February 25, 2015

Time: TBD
Murphy-Parks Funeral Service
703 S. Harriosn Street
Shelbyville, Indiana 46176

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