James Russell McCurdy

April 11, 2012

James Russell McCurdy age 71 of Jay FL passed away, Saturday, April 7, 2012, in Brewton.

Mr. McCudy was a life- long resident of Jay. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam conflict and was the owner and operator of the McCurdy’s Auto Garage for many years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wiley and Ida Lee McCurdy He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Paula Sue McCurdy; son, Keith McCurdy; and brothers Glen (Judy) McCurdy, Douglas McCurdy and Eugene “Shorty” (Carol) McCurdy.

A visitation was held Tuesday April 10, 2012, at Jay Funeral Home. Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at Jay Funeral Home. Graveside services followed at Barrancas National Cemetery with military honors.

Jay Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


2 Responses to “James Russell McCurdy”

  1. Ron Oakley on July 4th, 2012 4:50 pm

    I served with Mc (as I called him) in the US Army. We were the best of friends. When we had time off we would leave for the weekend and just go some where. One time we went up in the Smoky Mountins. He had never seen hills like that before. We were stationed at Ft Bragg, N.C. We also served in the Dominican Republic. After our Army days, I visited him several times. I also called him very often. We would talk about cars and racing. He helped me repair problems on my vehiciles, just by telling me what to do over the phone. I miss him very much especiallly the phone conversations.
    Best of all Sue told me he gave his life to Jesus, I know he is in a better place in Heaven. Praise the Lord!

  2. Nathan h. & Mary Findley on April 15th, 2012 6:14 am

    Rest In Peace Russell , You will be missed , I Nathan remember you so well from my early days hanging around your father’s shop. Prayers go to the family.

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