Lt. Col. Brian D. Curry

May 20, 1968 ~ May 24, 2018 (age 50)

Chaplain Lieutenant Colonel Brian D. Curry of LeClaire, Iowa and formerly of Shepherdsville, KY and currently stationed at Rock Island Arsenal, IL, died on Thursday, May 24, 2018.

Funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Friday, June 1, 2018 at Cedar Grove Baptist Church, 4900 Cedar Grove Rd. Shepherdsville, Ky. with burial in Cedar Grove Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Thursday at Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks Funeral Home in Shepherdsville and one hour prior to services at the church. 

As a Chaplain, he ministered to soldiers and their families while stationed at Rock Island Arsenal, IL; FortLeavenworth, KS; Fort Campbell, KY; Fort Lee, VA; Camp Casey, South Korea; and Fort Knox, KY.  Chaplain Lt. Col. Curry also served two years in Afghanistan.  Before his Army service, he served as pastor at Munfordville Baptist Church in Munfordville, KY. He also served as a youth minister at Munfordville Baptist Church, Cedar Grove Baptist Church, and Jellico Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Melissa, and their three sons Jacob, Noah, and Benjamin; his parents, Benjamin and Imogene Curry; his father and mother-in-law, Jerry and Marion Weber..

Brian was preceded in death by his two brothers, Greg Curry and Gerald Curry.

Brian earned his Master’s of Divinity at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY and his Bachelor’s of Communications at the University of Louisville.  Brian was a man who was loved and cherished by many. His presence will be forever missed by all who were fortunate and blessed to know him.

Memorials may be made to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA)

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