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Lawrence Newcomb McCurdy

August 12, 1914 May 20, 2010
Lawrence Newcomb McCurdy
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Obituary for Lawrence Newcomb McCurdy

Lawrence Newcomb McCurdy, 95, a resident of Cookeville, Tennessee and former resident of Dade City, Florida and Milford, Michigan, passed away Thursday, May 20, 2010 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.

He was born in Milford, Michigan, August 12, 1914 to Clarence & Grace McCurdy, and married his high school sweetheart, Lila, on November 10, 1934, who passed away April 4, 2006. He is survived by 5 children, Lawrence E. (Pauline) McCurdy of Clearwater, FL, Patricia (Jim) Foss of Rotonda West, FL, Gerald (Cynthia) McCurdy of Onsted, MI, Richard (Georgia) McCurdy of Cookeville, TN, Barbara (Bob) Bahr of Marietta, GA.; also survived by his sister, Clarice, of Fairview, MI. In addition, Lawrence is survived by 17 Grandchildren, 23 Great-Grandchildren and 3 Great-Great-Grandchildren.

Lawrence worked for Ford Motor Co. for 30 years starting in 1942 until retiring in 1972. Lawrence & Lila traveled a lot in the 25 years following his retirement visiting relatives and sightseeing. Lawrence liked to work with wood, making anything from birdhouses to buildings. He was a do-it-yourself type of person, which came in handy for all his children.

He left a lasting impression to all he met as a kind and wonderful man. He will be missed.

Memorial service and Interment of Ashes will be held at West Highland Cemetery, Milford, MI on Friday, July 30th, 2010 at 2 PM.

For further information please phone Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors at 248-684-6645.


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