June 3, 1948 ~ January 14, 2020

Born in: Hackensack, NJ
Resided in: Indianapolis, IN

James Leroy Curley III was born June 3rd, 1948 in Hackensack New Jersey to James Leroy Curley II and Geraldine Colling. His final battle with cancer concluded on January 14th, 2020 at age 71 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Jim retired from the City of Plantation as an Electrical Controls Technician. He married Nancy Lamoreaux April 4th, 1987, they were together for 28 years. Jim was proud to be an American and served in the Navy during the Vietnam War.

As a young man Jim and a friend took a boat down the River and the news called him Tom Sawyer. He was a guitarist, a fisherman, and a kind, mischievous soul. He is survived by his daughter Cali, son-in-law Nick, grandchildren Eva, Elias, and Lucas, and his sister Pat and her family.

A memorial service to be held at the City of Plantation Community Center on January 24, 2020 from 5:00PM-8:00PM.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Wounded Warrior Project or The Moffit Cancer Center located in Florida on Jim’s behalf.

“Today, I bow my head not ask anything. But just to say thank you.”

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  1. Thank you Lord for putting James in my life. He was my friend, and teacher. James you are going to be dearly missed.

  2. I’ve known James for 13 years, and he has been my right arm for most of it. A good friend, brother, fellow professional, and brother in arms as a fellow vet. He will he greatly missed. Sending love to his family.

  3. You will be truly missed James. You were a great friend to me I will definitely miss are talks and stories. Rest easy my friend.

  4. My thoughts and prayers are with you Jim. I remember when we were children in Rochelle Park. We had many good times . You will be missed Sending love to your family. May all the happy memories bring them peace and comfort in the future

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