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Charles John "Bud" McCurran

Obituary Date: Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Charles John McCurran born May 16, 1941 in Newark, NJ, passed away on May 30, 2017 at his home in Gainesville, GA.  "Bud" as he was lovingly known graduated from Seaton Hall Prep School in West Orange, NJ in 1960.  He received a football scholarship from Villanova University where he played linebacker and competed in two Bowl games including the 1961 Sun Bowl.
Upon graduation, he served in the United States Coast Guard.  His civilian career began at Richardson-Merrell (Vicks).  He later transitioned to Proctor and Gamble as part of the acquisition of Vicks.  He retired from IRI in Connecticut and moved to Georgia in 2000.

He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Barbara; his 3 sisters, Mary Catherine Murray, Ellen Basile, Jane Sheriden; his four daughters, Kendall Dyer, Marissa McCurran, Lindsey McCurran, and Bianca McCurran; stepchildren Britt Traugott and Jon Dunmar; and 10 grandchildren.

The family will receive visitors at Little & Davenport Funeral Home 355 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville, GA 30501 from noon until 2:00 p.m. on Friday June 2, 2017 with a brief memorial service to be held at 2:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations in memory of Charles "Bud" McCurran be offered to the American Diabetes Association or the Dementia Society of America.

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Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, SW, Gainesville, Ga. 30501 is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Date
06/02/2017 at 2:00PM
Funeral Home
Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory
355 Dawsonville Hwy SW, Gainesville 30501