Vernon Leroy Curry, 80, of Watervliet passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at Hanson Hospice Center in Stevensville.
Vern was born in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Feb. 25, 1939, to Martin Avlales and Helen Maxine Curry. Vern served his country in the U.S. Navy. Vernon, "Bud" to his friends, had a fondness for animals, hunting, fishing, trap shooting, and friends and family. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Funeral services will be private. A Celebration of Life service with military rites will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 6, at the American Legion Post 362, in Coloma, with a luncheon to follow.
Survivors include his children, Richard Curry of Coloma and Douglas (Penny) Curry of Battle Creek, Mich.; grandchildren, Kathryn (Tanner) Garcia of Burleson, Texas and Amanda Curry of Kalamazoo; and great-grandchildren, Logan Curry, Hunter Garcia, Lia Burton, Lyla Burton, Ian Burton and Ayla Pitts.