J. H. McCurdy

November 11, 2009

Mr. J. H. McCurdy, age 74, of Century, FL was received into eternal life Saturday, November 7, 2009 at Century Care Center where he was receiving physical therapy. Herbert was born on August 26, 1935 at his family’s home in Century and he resided there his entire life. He was a hard worker and he helped his family run McCurdy Diary for many years while operating the “Dairy Bar Cafe.” Later, he was employed at Container Paper Mill in Brewton, AL as a chemical engineer and retired in 2007 after 42 years. He was married to his high school sweetheart, Barbara Joan vanMerkestyn McCurdy for 54 years. He was a member of Century United Methodist Church for the majority of his life.

Funeral Services will be at Century United Methodist Church on Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 3pm with the Rev. Janet Lee officiating. Interment will be at McCurdy Cemetery in Century, FL.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara J. McCurdy, of Century, FL; neice, Ericka Register (J.B.) Nelson, of Century, FL; sister and brother-in-law, Donna and Coy Register, of McDavid, FL; other family members, Suzanne McCurdy Pelzer, Bennie (Jennifer) McCurdy, Donnie (Ruby) McCurdy and family; his friend of 26 years, Ms. Janet Lee; special Kentucky friends, Laura Beth Lee, Chad Rogers and family, the James Rushing family; one uncle, two aunts, and many special cousins.

Pallbearers will be Chad Bryant, Robert Engllish, Coy Campbell, Charlie Brown, Ed Horne, Ken McCurdy, Jack Neal and J.R. Jones. Honorary Pallbearers will be Bobby Joe Lee, Mike Barberi, Ray Rydzowski, Larry Jones and John Kimbrough.

Visitation was held Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at the Flomaton Funeral Home.

Flowers are appreciated, but memorials or donations may be made to Century United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 245, Century, FL 32535 or Covenant Hospice, 5907 Berryhill Road, Milton, FL 32570. Flomaton Funeral Home directing.


Have a comment on this story?

We welcome your comments on this story, but there are some rules to follow::

(1) Be Nice. No comments that slander another, no racism, no sexism, no personal attacks.

(2) No Harrassing Comments. If someone says something bad about you, don't respond. That's childish.

(3) No Libel. That's saying something is not true about someone. Don't do it.

(4) Keep it clean. Nothing vulgar, obscene or sexually related. No profanity or obvious substitutions. Period.

(5) NorthEscambia.com reserves the right to remove any comments that violate our rules or we think to be inappropriate. We are not responsible for what is posted. Comments may not appear right away until they are approved by a moderator.

(6) Limit your comments to the subject in this story only, and limit comments to 300 words or less. Do not post copyrighted material. Comments will not be added to stories that are over 30 days old.

(7) No posts may advertise a commercial business or political group, or link to another commercial web site or political site of any kind.