Duane G. Curry, 76, of Decatur, died Tuesday, January 3, 2017 in Vibra Hospital in Springfield, IL.
A family led memorial service will be 1:00 pm Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Crestview Christian Church, 4415 North Water Street, Decatur, Illinois, with Pastor Andrew Robinson officiating. Visitation will be from 12 noon-1 pm on Saturday in the church. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Services and Care is assisting the family.
Duane was born in November of 1940 in Mount Vernon, IL and was raised in Charleston, IL. He was the son of Dale and Edith Curry. Duane worked in the casting department of Wagner Casting Co. He was a St. Louis Cardinal fan and was known as the Godfather of the Steak and Shake in Mount Zion, IL. He married Carolyn in April of 1962.
Surviving are his Children: Connie Cruz and husband Richard, Cathy Rhodes and husband Terry, and Donna Flowers and wife Kathy Burkey; Adopted daughter Andrea Liming; eight-grandchildren and thirteen-great-grandchildren; and his canine best friend Toby.
He was preceded in death by his parents a twin brother, Donovan Curry, and a son.