Bobby Lee Curlee, 64, of Salisbury, passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at CHS-Northeast in Concord.
He was born on July 19, 1952 to Harry Curlee and the late Martha "Jean" Hurst Curlee in Concord, NC. Bobby was a 1970 graduate of South Rowan High School. He was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corp. He retired as the Sales Manager for Brad Farrah in Salisbury.
Bobby was a member of Phaniels Baptist Church, he was a past Senior Adult Men's Sunday School Teacher, he sang in the choir, and he was a former cook at church functions. He was a member of the American Legion. Bobby loved to sing and he loved to fish, he enjoyed gardening and mowing the yard.
Bobby is survived by his Wife of over 23 years, Judy Curlee, whom he married May 19, 1994; Two Daughters, Tess Shulenburger and Paul Wiedenmann of Mt. Ulla, and Tonya Harrington and husband Dan of Hartsville, SC; Son, Heath Curlee of China Grove; Two Step-Sons, Eddie Ritchie and wife Elizabeth, and Jason Ritchie and wife Jenni all of China Grove; Five Grandsons, Torey, CJ, Bobby, Jacob, and James; Six Granddaughters, Lauryn, Calesha, Brooke, Allyson, Aaliyah, and Lauren; Great-granddaughter, Ashton; Great-grandson, Braxton; Brother, Rick Curlee and wife Donette; Sister, Lisa Jackson and husband Eddie; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Phaniels Baptist Church, Rockwell, NC.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 2:00 pm at the Phaniels Baptist Church, Rockwell, NC, with Dr. Michael Taylor, officiating, Mr. Curlee will lie in state for thirty minutes prior to the service.
Burial will follow in the Phaniels Baptist Church Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Gideon's International PO Box 743 Salisbury NC, 28144 or to Phaniels Baptist Church Memorial Fund 2685 Phaniel Church Road Rockwell NC 28138..
Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell, honored provider of Veterans Funeral Care, is assisting the family of Bobby Curlee . Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.