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Landon Curry
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Birth: Mar. 24, 1927
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA
Death: May 5, 2010

Landon Curry, born March 24, 1927 died May 5, 2010. He was a petroleum geologist, an oil operator, and an artist. He was born in Fort Worth, Texas, the son of Arthur Ray Curry and Miriam Marguerite Lewis Curry. He was a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Science in geology, of Corpus Christi State University with a Bachelor of Arts in art, and of the Instituto Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, Maestro en Bellas Artes. Mr. Curry was active in petroleum exploration from 1950 to 2007 and was responsible for the discovery of oil and gas in numerous fields from Hidalgo to Jackson counties in South Texas. He was a fellow in the Geological Society of America, an Emeritus member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, a member of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, the American Institute of Professional Geologists, the Society of Independent Petroleum Earth Scientists, the IPAA, the South Texas Art League, the Watercolor Society of South Texas, and trustee of the Art Museum of South Texas. His art work is in collections in Norway, France, Italy, Spain, Canada, Mexico, Costa Rica and across the United States. Mr. Curry is survived by his wife of 58 years, Connie C. Curry; a son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Landon Curry Jr. and Beth Rowley; a daughter and son-in-law, Frankie and Gary E. Furman; and three grandchildren-Arthur, Lillie and Ace Furman of Austin, Texas. Graveside services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 8th at Austin Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association , 815 Brazos Street, Austin, TX 78701. Obituary and guestbook available online at www.wcfish.com
 
 
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 Parents:
  Arthur Ray Curry (1889 - 1966)
  Miriam Marguerite Lewis Curry (1893 - 1967)
 
 Children:
  Carol Rose Curry (1953 - 1953)*
 
 Sibling:
  Jean Eloise Curry Kuhl (1925 - 1997)*
  Landon Curry (1927 - 2010)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Austin Memorial Park Cemetery
Austin
Travis County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Elizabeth
Originally Created by: Jan Wukasch Pelosi
Record added: May 07, 2010
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