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Login Wednesday, December 13, 2017

BG JOHN W. CURRIER To TAPS

2069, 07 Aug 2017

BG JOHN W. CURRIER passed away 5/29/2016.

General Currier was born in Wheatland, MO on October 22, 1925, the son of the late John Woodson and Ethel Hollingsworth Currier. He was married to Elizabeth Currier who preceded him in death in March 2009. He received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Indiana and his Master's degree from Temple University. He served his country in the United States Army from 1941 until his retirement in 1974, holding various positions including Comptroller of the Army and obtaining the rank of Brigadier General. During his extensive career he served several tours of duty including two in Vietnam where he received a Bronze Star. After the completion of his military service, he was employed with Toyota Pacific as a Vice-President. Once retired Mr. Currier was very passionate about his yard and worked daily on its appearance.

He is survived by his daughters, Vickie Currier of Jackson, TN and Kathy Currier of Honolulu, HI; a sister, Kay Isberg (Olan) of Milan, TN and a nephew, John Nelson (Bonnie) of Milan, TN.

He was preceded by a sister, Wilma Nelson.


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