Bobbie Ray McCurry was born May 5, 1926, in Oil City, Okla., to Jessie and Stella (Boren) McCurry. He passed from this life Wednesday, May 27, 2009, at his home in Loco at the age of 83.


Bobbie Ray McCurry was born May 5, 1926, in Oil City, Okla., to Jessie and Stella (Boren) McCurry. He passed from this life Wednesday, May 27, 2009, at his home in Loco at the age of 83.


Bobbie served his country in the United States Army in World War II. He and Patsy Ruth Brezina were married June 13, 1949, in Henryetta, Texas. She preceded him in death on May 15, 2007. He was also preceded in death by his parents, one brother, one sister and son Eddie in January 2004.


Bobbie worked for Jackson Drilling for 10 years as a driller and ended his career in the oil field as a pumper for Paramore Oil Company. He was a member of the Loco Baptist Church.
He was also a fireman for the Loco Fire Department for many years. He was one of the original organizers of the department back in the 1960s. 


He is survived by his son, Dale McCurry and wife Beverly of Loco; daughter, Debbie Chapman and husband W.O. of Loco; four grandchildren, Tammy McCurry, Amy Davis, D’Raye Rochell and B.J. Chapman; six great-grandchildren, Zachary Davis, Dylan Davis, Braylin Southerland, Kendie Rochell, Caison Chapman and Karli Davis.


Funeral services will be today at 2 p.m. at the Loco Baptist Church with Rev. Randy Southerland officiating. Burial will be in the Loco Cemetery under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home in Healdton. Pallbearers will be Jimmy Dennard, Jeff Brezina, Darrell Curtis, Ron Sutton, Randy Cain and B.J. Chapman.


Condolences may be sent to the family at www.robertsfuneralhomes.us.