, age 93, La Cygne, Kansas passed away on Friday December 12, 2014. He was born at Mulberry, Kansas on March 29, 1921 the son of William and Pauline (Gary) Curry. He married Ruth Lee on October 7, 1942. He served his country during World War II in the United States Marine Corps. Howard worked in education as well as in ministry. He was a school teacher, principal, basketball coach and superintendent. He ministered at various churches including: Cherry Grove, Paola, Spring Hill, and finished his preaching career at Calvary Baptist in La Cygne. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Joy Quinones, his parents, a brother Rolly and a step grand daughter. He is survived by his wife Ruth, three sons: Robert Curry, William Curry and Howard Curry Jr., two daughters, Julia Fisher and Janet Davis, two brothers, Irvin and William Curry, thirteen grandchildren, twenty-five great grandchildren, five great great grandchildren, seven step grandchildren and fifteen step great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held at 10 AM, Saturday, December 20, 2014 at the Calvary Baptist Church in La Cygne. Burial will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 PM Friday at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel. The family suggests contributions to the Calvary Baptist Church. On line condolences for the family can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel.