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Obituary for James McCurry

Cherryville - Mr. James Lee McCurry, 90 of Mary's Grove Church Road, passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2022 at his residence.

Mr. McCurry was born in Lincoln County, NC on August 2, 1931 a son of the late Lee Vinton McCurry and Odell Mosteller McCurry. He worked as a mechanic for Carolina Freight in Cherryville and a fixer at Sherman Industries in Dallas. Mr. McCurry was also a self employed electronic repairman for many years at his home. He was a member of Second Baptist Church in Cherryville. Mr. McCurry was an Amateur Radio Operator for over 67 years. He also had a love for music and gave guitar lessons for many years. Mr. McCurry served in the U.S. Army.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara Garner McCurry; second wife, Nancy Neill McCurry; a daughter, Marsha Bumgarner; a sister, Mary Lou McDonald and two brothers, Eddie Joe and Kenneth McCurry.

Survivors include two sons, Danny McCurry of Crouse and Jimmy McCurry of Lincolnton; two daughters, Patsy Felmet of Vale and Teresa Huffstetler of Dallas; three step-children, Lynn Costner of Crouse, Jodi Neill of Cherryville and Jason Neill of South Carolina; three sisters, Lois Eden of Cherryville, Betty Schronce and Vickie Schrum both of Lincolnton. Also surviving are numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 12:30PM to 1:45PM on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at Second Baptist Church.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00PM on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at Second Baptist Church in Cherryville with the Revs. Charles Ingle and Danny McCurry officiating.

Burial will follow the service in City Memorial Cemetery in Cherryville.

Memorials may be made to Second Baptist Church, 201 N. Houser Street, Cherryville, NC 28021.

A guest register is available at

Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home & Cremation Service is serving the family of Mr. McCurry.