Scott Ellis McCurry
- July 17, 1948 - April 14, 2012
- Eagle Grove, Iowa
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“So sorry to hear of Scott's passing. I remember riding the school bus together from kindergarten until he could drive to school. I have thought of...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Gerri Martin - Torrington, WY
“So sorry to hear of Scott's passing. Although we did not see much of each other over the years after high school, I considered him a good friend.
2 of 10 | Posted by: robert clowes - Rochester, MN
“Ellen and Family
So sorry to hear of your loss. I have many fond memories of sleep overs at your home while growing up !! The Gold Impala was a...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Jodi Hammond Roberts - Omaha, NE
“Gary and I were so sorry to hear that Scotty passed away. We planted the plant you guys gave Gary in 2009 at Scotty's party. When we moved, we left...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Susan Keen - Nevada, IA - friend
“DeAnn and family -- We are so sorry to hear of your loss. You shared so many wonderful memories of your dad when we worked together, DeAnn. Please...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Kathye and Jerry Law - Maxwell, IA
“Ellen., Dave, DeAnne and family. We are so to hear of death of Scott. What a neat guy. Everyone was his friend. Many memories of laughter and...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Phil and Judy Frakes - Sioux City, IA
“Auntie Em thinking of you and your family with sincere sympathy.
7 of 10 | Posted by: Dave and Colette Lansing - IA
“DeAnn and Family.....We are thinking of you at this time and send our deepest sympathy on the passing of your father....we love you. Doug and Trudy...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Doug and Trudy Clawson - Warsaw, MT
“Ellen, David and DeAnn
I am at a loss for words...my heart aches for all of you! Scotty was one the most sincere people I have ever met and...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: DeeDee McBroom - Spencer, IA
“Ellen, David, DeAnn and extended family: Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. We will always remember Scotty for his...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Alice Frohling - Spencer, IA
Scott Ellis McCurry, the son of Keith Ellis "Bud" and Lois Mae (Packard) McCurry, was born July 17, 1948, in Fort Dodge, Iowa. He was raised and educated in Renwick and attended Boone Valley schools.
On February 4, 1966, Scott was united in marriage with Ellen Roseland at Evangelical Lutheran Church in Eagle Grove. The couple made their home in Renwick until moving to Eagle Grove in 1970.
Scott was The Professional Truck Driver. He started his career at the age of 15, driving a milk truck for the creamery and then in 1969, he continued his career with Umthun Trucking and then Decker Trucking, retiring in 2009.
Scott was a member of UTEA, serving as President, Vice President and Chairman. He was also a member of the Oakdale Chapter of the Izaak Walton League in Renwick.
Scott enjoyed fishing and hunting, but most of all, the time he spent in his "Shop" which he built in 1989. He would work on cars, trucks, mowers, etc… – Scott could fix whatever needed fixing and of course, relished the time with family, friends and visitors that would stop by.
Scott died on Saturday, April 14, 2012, at Wright Medical Center in Clarion, at the age of 63 years. He was preceded in death by his father, Keith in 2001; mother, Lois in 2003; brother-in-law, Richard Mrazek in 1995 and nephew, Shawn Frank in 1994.
Survivors include his wife Ellen McCurry of Eagle Grove; son, David McCurry of Eagle Grove; daughter, DeAnn Pitman and husband Adam of Roland; five grandchildren: Tana McCurry, Tori McCurry and Tate McCurry of Algona and Jaeda Pitman and Jakob Pitman of Roland; five sisters: Diane Mrazek of Eagle Grove, Donna Frank and husband Don of Fridley, MN, Darlene "Toby" Solis of Eagle Grove, Deb Smith and husband Mike of Brooklyn Park, MN and Darcy Sisson and husband Kenny of Eagle Grove and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. at Evangelical Lutheran Church in Eagle Grove with Pastor Jason Cooper officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Foust Funeral Home in Eagle Grove. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Eagle Grove.
Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.