Robert Lee Curry

March 10, 1949 ~ October 29, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Robert Curry Obituary

On Sunday, October 29, 2023, Mr. Robert Lee Curry (74) passed away peacefully at his home in Coleman, GA.  He was born March 10, 1949 to the late Eddie Walton Curry and Lille Mae Curry.

To Know Him:

Robert “The Horse Whisperer” Curry quit school early in life and got a job to help support his family.  He was a hardworking man, he worked until he couldn’t anymore.  He started grooming horses and cleaning stables soon after he started breaking and training them.  He became an everyday Cowboy.  He started our doing field trials and then started participating in some horse show.  He won a lot of medals.  He trained horses to do some of the same things that man can do, like dance.  He spent many years showing off his skills on a horse.  Whenever you saw him he was wearing a cowboy hat with cowboy boots.  He was friendly to all.  He also farmed for many years under Mr. Gerald Isler.

He was preceded in death by his lovely wife Mrs. Inez J. Curry, first-born son, Christopher “Skip” Curry, oldest brother, Eddie Curry, and two sisters, Freddie Jean Nunnally (Charlie) and Betty Chambers (Rufus).

He leaves behind to cherish his precious memories the love of his life Sallie Davis; his (8) wonderful children and his (3) step-children; Tracie Curry-Humbert (Reginald) of Cuthbert, GA, Jennifer Curry (Dexter) of Fort Gaines, GA, Kimberly A. Jackson of Edison, GA, Nicole    Jackson (Rickey) of Edison, GA, Shekila “CeCe” Curry (Kaleah) of Edison, GA, Lavon Sands (Byron) of Fort Gaines, GA, Peggy Robison (Fred) of Coleman, GA, Keifer R. Curry (Willene) of Dallas, GA,    David L. Jackson (Latasha) of Edison, GA, Tony L. Curry of Coleman, GA, and Eddie Jackson (Dee) of Macon, GA.

He also leaves behind his phenomenal (7) siblings; Getrude Nunnally of Coleman, GA, Miriam Davis (Phil) of Coleman, GA, Jerry Curry of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Eugene Curry (Tammy) of Cuthbert, GA, Bobby Curry, Allen Curry (Cathy), and Zack Curry (Latravia) all of Edison, GA;  23 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; a special aunt, Corrine Patterson of Cuthbert, GA; 3 sisters-in-law;  1 brother-in-law; a very special friend, Kate Morton of Leesburg, GA; a best friend whom he saw as a brother, Gerald Isler; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.



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