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Mr. Robert Larry Currin, 76, of Lillington passed away Friday October 5, 2018 at his home. He was born in Harnett County, the son of the late James Robert and Eloise Rae Johnson Currin. Larry was a graduate of Buies Creek School and Campbell University. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. After serving in the military, he returned to work as an auditor with First Citizens Bank in Smithfield. Larry later sold office supplies and founded Currin’s Business Machines in 1977 with his wife Peggy. After selling his business, he became the manager of the campus bookstore at Campbell University and retired in 2005. He was an active member of Lillington Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon, chairman of the Deacons, member of numerous committees, RA leader, active Sunday school member and also a member of the Baptist Men’s Group. Larry was a member of the Lillington Rotary Club for many years serving as President and a Paul Harris Fellow. He was a member of the board of directors for Mid South Bank and PNC. Larry also served as a member of the Lillington ABC Board.
Larry is survived by his wife of 56 years, Peggy Stewart Currin of the home; daughter, Catherine Currin Jones of Lillington; 2 grandchildren, Currin Lane Jones and William Robert Jones both of Lillington; sister, Judith Currin Wrenn and husband Bill of Fuquay-Varina; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00 PM Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at Lillington Baptist Church with Rev. Daniel Selman and Rev. Jeff Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in Harnett Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the church Tuesday from 2:00-3:00 PM and other times at the home.
Memorials may be made to the Parkinsons' Association of the Carolinas, 2101 Sardis Road North, Box 15
Charlotte, NC 28227 or to Community HomeCare and Hospice, 1231 N. Main St., Lillington, NC 27546