John W. “Sandy” Curry, Jr.

April 19, 1953 ‒ August 29, 2016

Delaware, Ohio

John W. “Sandy” Curry, Jr., 63, of Delaware, passed away on Monday, August 29, 2016 in the Country Club Retirement Campus, Delaware.

He was born on April 19, 1953 in Delaware, son of the late John W. and Arcada F. (Schuster) Curry, Sr.   A lifelong resident of Delaware, John had worked for DMI Distribution for a number of years.  He enjoyed hunting and fishing and also watching country western shows, movies and listening to country music.  John was also an avid Cleveland Browns Football fan.

He is survived by one daughter, Heidi L. (Scott) Rice of Westerville; one son,  Kevin M. Curry of German Village; two grandchildren, Skylar Rice and Hayden Rice; two brothers, Heath (Brooke) Curry and David (Connie) Curry, both of Delaware; one sister, Trina Adams of Delaware; numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents that have preceded him in death are one brother, Lonny L. Curry and one brother-in-law, Daniel Adams.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 3:00 p.m., in the Kilbourne United Methodist Church, 5591 OH-521, Kilbourne, OH 43032.  There will be a gathering at the church immediately following the service, and everyone is invited.

The Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, Delaware, is assisting in the handling of the arrangements.

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  • I’m so sorry to hear this sad news about Sandy..I wish I could be there Saturday but I have to work…you all are in my thoughts & prayers. May God Bless you all!

  • So sorry to hear of your loss. Have known Sandy since we were kids, playing football in the middle of Neil st. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. RIP Sandy, you will be missed.

    • Thank you, Patty! I remember playing hide-n-go street between Neil, Stilson, & Sheldon St when I was little too.

  • We got to know John at the home where he lived. He became a very good friend and protector to my aunt Bonnie. She was 97 and he looked after her. I visited him several times and now my mom is in the same place. John will be missed. But I know he is in a better place. Prayers go out to his family and friends.

  • will be missed he was a great guy. prayers for the family.had some fun times with him and the family.

  • So sorry to hear this. I use to be a nurse to John and oh was he ever so onery! He use to get me all the time with his jokes. Deb is right, he was a protector to many. He will truly be missed.

    • Thank you, Tasha. I realize this last week just how many friends he had made while at Country Club. Thanks for taking care of him.

  • Sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to the family. He is going to be in a better place and remember God only takes the best. I know you and the family will miss him. love Aunt Brenda and Uncle Jack.

  • I’m so sorry to hear that John has left us. I have known him for several years he was a great friend with a heart of gold. I took care of John at the home he had many friends and was a protector to many there and believe me never a dull moment with him.Rip my friend you will be missed by many!😢

  • Dave Connie and family I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your loved one and may He rest in peace. and also Dave if you need anything please give us a call and again we’re so sorry for your loss

  • What a great guy! Thanks John for being such a friend to Aunt Bonnie. And for checking in on Mom. It’s been a hard nor to know you! Connie and Dave, and family, you are in my thoughts and prayers! Rest in peace John!

  • One of Sandy’s greatest accomplishments in life were his two precious children, Heidi and Kevin. As Heidi’s mother, Bill and I spent many years as “part of the Curry family” and enjoyed many good times and laughter along life’s path of parenthood. Sandy will always be remembered and greatly missed. Our condolences to the entire Curry family and friends.

    • Thank you for being his friend & extended family. I couldn’t have made it through all this without you!
      Love you both!

  • So sorry to hear of Sandy’s passing. I have so many good memories of him over the years at Amvets 104. He always had a kind word for everyone. Such a good soul. Deepest condolences to his family, I will always remember his laugh and his big smile.

  • Sending our deepest sympathy and condolences to your family. May the God of all comfort strengthen you to cope and endure this difficult time.

  • John was the first resident I talked to when I started working in nursing homes. I LOVED his personality. He would tell you what he thought no matter what. I worked in the kitchen, I always tried to make sure he got what he wanted (pop, chips, whatever). I would always go out to smoke with him. I left last October, but I did visit him a few times, even gave him my number (although he didn’t call). I went to see him Sunday before he passed. I don’t think he knew I was there but I am so thankful I got to see him before he passed. My heart broke when I heard the news. I love him dearly and he will be sorely missed!

  • Dave, Connie and family, John and I were so sorry to hear of Sandy’s passing. Being so far away we don’t hear about things in a timely manor. Sandy was a great, funny guy. It has been many years since we had last seen him but we knew his kids were very special to him, his family meant the world to him. May you rest in peace now Sandy, God be with your family at this very sad time~~