James E. Currey 1946-2020

NEWTON FALLS — James E. Currey, 73, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at home, surrounded by loved ones.

James was born Aug. 25, 1946, in Clarksburg, W.Va., the son of the late Clair and Leona Jeffries Currey.

James served his country in the United States Navy through the Vietnam War.

After being honorably discharged from the Navy, James went on to be a Teamster for Strimbu Trucking and was a certified welder.

There were many things that James enjoyed doing. He loved doing yard work and gardening. He was fond of golfing, watching the Buckeyes and of classic cars.

He will be deeply missed by his children, Jeffrey (Gwen) Currey and Michael (Linda) Currey; his grandchildren, Jessica, Mallory, Molly, Michael Jr. and Taylor Marie; his sisters, Rebecca Shauver and Judith (Albert) Billock; and many other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A private graveside service will be held in Crown Hill Burial Park.

Friends and family may send their heartfelt condolences by visiting www.lanefuneralhomes.com.

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