Aaron Thomas Curry, 81

Born Friday, January 19, 1940

Died Sunday, May 30, 2021

Aaron Thomas Curry, 81, of Muskogee, OK was born January 19, 1940 in Keota, Oklahoma to Aaron and Mollie Powell Curry and passed away May 30, 2021 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.
On April 15, 1966 Aaron married the love of his life, Shirley Gooch at the Oktaha United Methodist Church. This marriage stood the test of time, 55 years.
In January, 1958 Aaron joined the Oklahoma National Guard 45th Division, later transferring to the USAF Reserve and receiving an honorable discharge in 1968.
He obtained his BS and master’s degree in industrial technology from NSU. He was past President of Industrial Management Club of Muskogee. He retired as a Quality Control Engineer from Acme Engineering after 45 years of service.
Aaron was an avid reader and traveler with trips to England, Scotland and the Rocky Mountains always his favorite.
He was a proud member of the Cherokee Nation.
His honesty, integrity, immense love and devotion to family and friends will forever be remembered.
Aaron was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents, Lilly Mae Horn Powell and Thomas Powell, Alla Mae and Aaron Curry; his father and mother-in-law, Howard and Geraldine Gooch; sister-in-law, Vivien Weeks.
Aaron is survived by his wife Shirley; son, Dr. Aaron Todd Curry and wife Mickey of Overland Park, KS; daughter, Jill Curry Stone and husband Jeff; beloved grandson, Evan Thomas Stone; beloved granddaughter, Ella Raye Stone; step grandchildren, Cory, Jennifer and Jack Werner Robinson and Holly and Lily Robinson all of Missouri; nieces and nephews, Steven and Cassie Weeks, Casey and Lauren Booth, Angie, Gary, Rachel and Sara Kirk, Brandy, Robert, Vivian and Arthur Adams.
Memorial services celebrating Aaron’s life will be 2PM, Friday, June 4, 2021 at Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Bill Crow officiating.
Funeral services are under the direction of Cornerstone Funeral Home, 1830 N. York Street, Muskogee, OK. Condolences may be made to the family online at

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