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Posted on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 2:03 am

Lee Roy McCurdy, age 79, of rural Vandalia, passed away at 5:25 a.m. on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at the family’s home north of Vandalia.
Visitation was scheduled for Friday, October 5, 2012 from 5-8 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia, Mo.
Services were scheduled for Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia.
Officiating was the Rev. Bob Hoehn.
Music was provided by Mike and Heather Buchanan, a duet.
Interment was in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
Pallbearers were David McCurdy, Kevin McCurdy, Lloyd McCurdy, Jeff Rucker, Mike McCurdy, and Timmy McCurdy. Honorary pallbearers were Bucky Jennings, Sonny McCurdy, Keith McCurdy, Wayne McCurdy, and Pila Akau.
McCurdy was born on March 25, 1933, in rural Audrain County, Missouri the son of Willie Hoy and Alice Annabelle (Fields) McCurdy.
He was married to Nancy E. Jennings on October 13, 1984, in Columbia, Mo.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy of rural Vandalia; two sons: Josh Lee McCurdy of Hannibal and Jon Roy McCurdy of rural Vandalia; five daughters: Lerona Rose McCurdy of Rensselaer, Mo.; Anita Louise McCurdy of Kingsville, Mo.; Carla Kay Klippel of Ashland, Mo.; Diane Ruth Walker of Columbia; Jessica Ann Colak of Fairfield, Calif.; three brothers: Calvin Gene McCurdy of Perry; Charles William McCurdy and Billy Joe McCurdy both of rural Vandalia; three sisters: Lula Mae Thomas of New London; Margaret Alice Jennings of Curryville; Della Edna VonVain of Middletown; also survived by 12 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by: parents; one daughter, Rita L. Rucker; two brothers: Francis Eugene McCurdy Sr. and Ralph Wayne McCurdy.
Memorials are encouraged to the Lee McCurdy family.