Jonathan P. Curry

Jonathan P. Curry, 48, of Benld, passed away Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, at 2:17 a.m., at Community Memorial Hospital in Staunton. He was born March 13, 1965, in Alton to Jonathan W. and JoAnn Gillespy Curry. He married Ellen M. Bowker.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Jerry Curry.

Jonathan was a forklift operator. He enjoyed Nascar and Cardinal baseball.

Surviving are his wife, Ellen, of Benld; three children, Corey Curry, of Gillespie, Cyle Curry, of Granite City and Cayla Curry, of Benld; two step-sons, Andrew Dickinson and Jason (Tricia) Dickinson, both of Brighton; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one sister, Jill Boehlmeyer, of Humble, Texas; two brothers, Joel Curry and John Curry, both of Godfrey; and two brothers-in-law, Steve Bowker, of Edwardsville and Dwight Bowker, of Godfrey.

Visitation is Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, from 4-6 p.m., at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie.

Memorial Service is Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at 6 p.m., also at Kravanya Funeral Home with the Rev. Christine Erdmann officiating.

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