Theodore “Buddy” Curry

Theodore “Buddy” Curry, 67, of Johnson, died August 13, 2020 at his home.  He was born December 3, 1952 in Fayetteville to Wilbert and Lavona Raines Curry.

Buddy owned and operated a car lot for many years and served as mayor of Johnson for 3 years.  After retirement he enjoyed restoring old cars.  In his earlier years he enjoyed riding motorcycles and fishing, competing in tournaments from time to time.  He even raised emus for a period.  Buddy was active in various clubs including River Rats Bass Club and always ended up serving as club president.  Above all, Buddy was a man of great faith.

He is survived by his wife, Sherrie, whom he married April 27, 1973 at the Johnson Baptist Church; two sisters, Sherrie Cossey and Marquita Source; in-laws, James Johnson and Donna Johnson; and many dear nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Michael Curry, and a sister, Ravonda Selby.

A memorial service will be 6:45 p.m. Saturday, August 22, at his home, 5085 Trout Farm Road in Johnson; please bring a lawn chair.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.