James Perry Curl
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James Perry Curl
  • April 24, 1935 - February 13, 2017
  • Cary, North Carolina

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James (Jim) Perry Curl, 81, of Cary passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2017. He was born on April 24, 1935 in Granville County to the late Mary Perry Curl and James Pegram Curl.

Jim worked for the North Carolina National Guard as an Instrument Repair Technician, and retired with 40 years of service. Jim exhibited an incredible sense of humor. He loved his family, neighbors, working outside, and fishing. Jim was a member of Greenwood Forest Baptist Church for fifty years. He was a fan of UNC Basketball and of the Atlanta Braves.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Margaret Curl; three children, Renee Riggs and her husband, Buddy Riggs of Raleigh, Kevin Curl and his wife, Diana Curl of Mountain Home, Idaho, and Karen Brendle and her husband, David Brendle of Greensboro, North Carolina; seven grandchildren, Harrison Riggs and his wife, Carlee, Ashton Riggs, Kevin Curl and his wife, Sara, Tiffany Curl, Seth Brendle, Salem Marso and her husband, Matt, and Savannah Brendle; two great-grandchildren, Casey and Teagan Curl; sister-in-law, Mary Alice Elliott; nieces, Sharon Crawford, Misty Crawford, and Nicole Connor; and one great nephew, Zander Crawford.

The family appreciates the care and support which has been given to Jim by the Phoenix Assisted Care. A funeral service and Celebration of Jim's life will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 2:30pm at Raleigh Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel, 7501 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, NC.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Greenwood Forest Baptist Church, 110 SE Maynard Road, Cary, NC 27511. Condolences may be made online at www.BrownWynneCary.com.