For a Catholic this is going to be interesting, My Father in law’s viewing will end with a Masonic Service and Scottish Rite Ring Service on Monday evening and a a Lion’s Club Service on Tuesday evening. The funeral will be at a Presbyterian Church on Wednesday.
He has been one busy man, from obituary: ( I cut it by half)
Dr. Curry attended Mansfield Schools, receiving his pre-med education at the College of Wooster and his Doctorate in Medicine from The Ohio State University in 1957
He had served on the staff of both St. Rita’s Medical Center and Lima Memorial Health System. He had been a member of the American Medical Association, Ohio State Medical Association, Lima and Allen County Medical Association, American Academy of Family Physicians, and was recognized in 2007 as being a fifty-year member of the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians.
He was a member of Market Street Presbyterian Church where he was an Elder and sang in the choir. He was a member and past president of the Lima Host Lions Club
For years he had also been a member of the Lima Beane Chorus,
He had served as team physician for the Elida schools Football Team
He became an Eagle Scout in 1939, and was a life member of the National Eagle Scout Association. He was extremely proud that he had a son, a son-in-law and three grandsons that were also Eagle Scouts .He was a fifty-year member of the Grand Lodge of Ohio, belonging to Ft. Amanda Lodge #706, F&AM; Lima Chapter #49, R.A.M.; Lima Council #30, R&S.M.; Shawnee Commandery #14, K.T.; a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason – Valley of Dayton, and a member and past president of the Allen County Scottish Rite Association , member of the Antioch Shrine in Dayton, and a member and past president of the Lima Shrine Club.
Anybody who knew Doc knew his passion for flying. Over the years, he owned eight different airplanes. He was licensed to fly single, twin, and commercial planes, gliders, radio-controlled airplanes, and even paper planes! He had flown all over the United States and Canada, even to British Vancouver. In 1991 he flew to the Caribbean with his flying buddy and fellow Eagle Scout, Bill Geren. In June 1978, he was accredited by the Civil Air Patrol with saving a life for having flown in the middle of the night to Cincinnati to pick up an anti-encephalitis serum and flying it to Madison, Wisconsin to treat a veterinary medical student who had accidentally infected himself with the disease.
In the seventies, he had established two speed records in his Bonanza. One was from Miami to Atlanta and another from St. Louis to Memphis. He was a member of the Lima Flying Club, Airplanes Owners and Pilots Association, Civil Air Patrol, Aerospace Medical Association, a member and on board of directors of both the Flying Physicians and Civil Aviation Medicine. He currently was an Aviation Medical Examiner for the Federal Aviation Administration.

he is survived by eight children, sixteen grandchildren, seven great grandchildren

He will be missed by all, May Perpetual Light Shine Upon Him, may He Rest in Peace, May His Soul and all the Souls of the Faithfully Departed in the Mercy of God Rest in Peace. Amen

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