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Visitation

Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Thursday February 24th, 2022
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Funeral Service

Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Friday February 25th, 2022
2:00pm

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Burial

Roselawn Memorial Gardens
Friday February 25th, 2022

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Talmadge Eugene Curry "Corky"

Talmadge Eugene Curry, “Corky”, 93, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, February 21, 2022.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 25, 2022, at Wilkerson Funeral Home at 2 PM with Rev. Christy Taylor officiating. A graveside committal will follow the service at Roselawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Thursday February 24, 2022, at the funeral home and other times at the home of his son, Steve Curry.

Corky was born in Rockingham County to the late Walker Martin Curry and Rosa Anna Griffin Curry. He attended Leaksville Schools, was drafted into the Army during the Korean War and after his return he graduated from Elon University. He went to work with American Tobacco as a Purchasing Agent and retired with over 30 years of service as a Purchasing Manager. He was a longtime member of Woodmont United Methodist Church and he loved golfing, hunting, and traveling. Most of all he was a kind generous and thoughtful man who loved his family dearly.

Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by, his wife of 66 years, Brenda M. Curry; grandson, Patrick Martin Curry and brother, Richard Arlen Curry.

Corky is survived by his sons, Steve Curry and wife, Dianne, and Chris Curry; Grandchildren, Caroline Haley and husband, Dennis as well as Christen Curry; great grandchildren, Preston Curry, Dylan Haley, Jeb Haley; great-great grandson, Ben Haley as well as a large and loving group of extended family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Feeding the Flock Fund at Woodmont United Methodist Church at 1926 Richardson Drive Reidsville, NC 27320


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A candle was lit in memory of Talmadge Curry "Corky"

Bill & Susan Apple Mar 22 2022 12:32 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Talmadge Curry "Corky"

Judy Blake Feb 27 2022 11:59 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Talmadge Curry "Corky"

Clark Fargis Feb 27 2022 8:30 AM

Dear Steve and Chris, your parents wee wonderful people and very kind neighbors on Woodland Drive! Steve, many good memories! May God give all of your family peace and hope. Love, Darlene McNabb Whitman.

Darlene McNabb Whitman Feb 26 2022 8:00 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Talmadge Curry "Corky"

Todd Smith Feb 25 2022 8:19 PM

Chris and family. I am so sorry to hear about your dad. I can not imagine what you all are going through at this time. He was a wonderful man. I am praying for you all. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™Wanda DeLapp

Wanda Stanley Feb 25 2022 7:14 AM

Steve and Chris so sorry for y'all loss he was a good man and he will be missed by many we will keep y'all in our prayers Darrell and Amy

Darrell Evans Feb 24 2022 8:29 PM

i played golf with Corky many Years winter and summer. We loved being together. Sorry for your loss my prayers are with you.

Jimmy Pruitt Feb 24 2022 5:12 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Talmadge Curry "Corky"

Jimmy and Joan Pruitt Feb 24 2022 4:50 PM

I am so sorry for your loss. I always admired Corky and we shared the same birthdate. He would remember me and it meant so much! You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. Love to you.

Nancy Crabtree Feb 24 2022 4:35 PM

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