Leland "Tom" CurryJuly 4, 1930 ~ August 30, 2019 (age 89)
Funeral services for Leland "Tom" Curry, 89, of Fairbury formerly of Stanton will be 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at Home for Funerals Chapel 708 Georgia Ave, Norfolk. Burial will be in Stanton Cemetery, Stanton. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service.
Tom died Friday, August 30, 2019 at Bryan Medical Center East, Lincoln.
Tom was born July 4, 1930, to Leland and Tracy (DeJong) Curry, in South Sioux City. He attended school in South Sioux City. Tom entered the Army and after his honorable discharge he drove truck for several years. Tom married Dixie Reikofski on March 6, 1955, in Stanton. They made their home in Omaha for many years. Tom worked for the city of Omaha in the vehicle impound lot and then for the park dept for many years, retiring in 1990.
Tom loved NASCAR, and owned a sprint car, road motorcycles and loved dogs.
Tom is survived by his wife Dixie of Fairbury, 1 son Larry (Mary Lou) Curry, of Diller, 2 granddaughters, Kathy (Randy) Scott and Angela (Tim) Kruse, 2 sisters, Clara Detrick and Ruth Checin and several half-brothers and half-sisters.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, 2 sisters and 2 great-grandchildren in infancy.