Cayuga, Ind. -- Donald E. McCurdy, 73, of Cayuga, Indiana, passed away at 4:45 p.m. EDT Wednesday (August 2, 2006) at his residence in Cayuga.
He was born January 13, 1933, in Boonville, Indiana, the son of the late James and Arleva Hart McCurdy. He married Donna McMasters on June 13, 1959 in Montezuma, Indiana. She Survives.
Other survivors include: one daughter, Denise Renee (John) Patton of Kingman, Indiana; two grandchildren, Brayden and Regan Woodard and two step grandchildren, Alan Patton and Stacey Stein. He is preceded in death by three sisters, Frances Pehling, Laura Jones and Betsy DeVore; four brothers, Bert, Charles, Fredrick and Carl McCurdy and a special aunt who raised him, Edith Farthing.
Donald was a 1952 graduate of Cayuga High School. He was a 22 year veteran of the United States Army, retiring in 1974. He retired from Pinkerton Security out of Peoria, Illinois in 1996.
Graveside services and burial: 10 a.m. EDT Friday, August 4, 2006 at Eugene Cemetery in Eugene, Indiana; Officiating: Ken Majors; There will be no visitation; Family request contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Wabash Valley, 600 South 1st Street, Terre Haute, Indiana 47807. Condolences: www.deverterfuneralhome.com. DeVerter Brothers Funeral Home in Cayuga, Indiana in charge of arrangements.