Obituary: Carl E. McCurdy

Carl E. McCurdy, 70, died Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, at the Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice of Via Christi Regional Medical Center-St. Francis Campus.
He was born on June 26, 1946 in Wichita, the son of Roy Leonal and Margaret Viola (Winters) McCurdy. He was raised in the Halstead area, after high school Carl served in the U.S. Army.
Carl married Catherine Elaine Higgins on January 8, 1970, in Hutchinson. He had worked for several roofing company through the years.
Survivors include his wife Catherine of the home; sons Shane McCurdy of Wichita and Carl Ray Dietzman of Spokane, Wash.; daughters Marci Tallman, Kristi Swickard and Kelli Baer, all of Newton; brothers Tony and Vernon McCurdy both of Newton; half-brother Sam Archer of Mount Home, Ark.; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Carl was preceded in death by his parents; brother George; sister Anna Bell Morris; and half-siser Ruby Couch.
Graveside service and interment will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, at the Greenwood Cemetery in Newton.
Friends may call at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home in Newton, where the family will receive friends from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday.
A memorial has been established with Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, and contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, KS 67114.
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Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.

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