Carl R. Currie

March 1, 1935 - September 27, 2019
Carl R. Currie


Carl R. Currie, age 84 of Wilmington passed away on Friday, September 27, 2019.

Carl was born in Robeson County, NC on March 1, 1935, to the late Marvin and Nell Holcomb Currie. He was preceded in death by a sister, Eleanor Currie.

Carl was a longtime member of Westminster Presbyterian in Wilmington serving as an Elder, Choir member, and faithful groundskeeper. After the closing of Westminster, he joined St. Andrews Covenant Presbyterian Church. He was a proud Mason and member of St. Johns Lodge # 1 AF&AM, Wilmington Scottish Rite Bodies, Sudan Shrine Center in New Bern,  Past President of Wilmington Shrine Club, Past Patron of A.R.E.M.E. Chapter #372 OES,  a founding member of the Arab Choo Choo, and a founding member of the Cape Fear Optimist Club.  Carl was retired from NCR Corp. with 38 years of service. He was a proud veteran of the North Carolina National Guard.

Carl was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather and a brother and friend to many. He is survived by wife of 63 years, Peggy Currie; two sons, Wayne Currie and wife Laura and Floyd Currie and wife Sandy; grandchildren, Kendall Cury, Wade Currie, Ellyn Currie, Jennifer Clinard, and Traci Johnson; great-grandchildren, Sophie, Skylar, Kairon, and Rydan.

The family will see friends from 6 to 8 Monday, September 30, 2019 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

Memorial service will be 11 am Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at Wilmington Funeral Chapel officiated by Dr. Roger Horne.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children or Lower Cape Fear Hospice.

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  • September 28, 2019
    Alan Moore says:
    I am sad to hear about Mr. Currie's passing. He was a solid presence in the Wrightsboro community and huge support to the Cape Fear Optimist Club, among others. I offer sincere condolences to his entire family.

  • September 29, 2019
    Allen and Wendy Davis says:
    So sorry for your loss...Mr. Carl was truly a wonderful man. Thoughts and prayers to the family.

  • September 29, 2019
    Terri Holley says:
    Wayne,Laura and family I am so sorry , ours though and prays are with you in the days to come. Love you all Steve and Terri Holley

  • September 29, 2019
    Eddie & Kara Rich says:
    Sending prayers, hugs & love to you Peggy & your family. “When there is a sunset on earth, there is a sunrise in Heaven” ❤️

  • September 29, 2019
    Sheri Shepard Burke says:
    May you find comfort and peace knowing that Carl's memory will shine on in you, his family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.