Rader Funeral Home - Kilgore, TX


Lynn Currin
February 22, 1929 - January 1, 2018
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Memorial services for Lynn Currin, 88, of Kilgore will be 10:00 am, Friday, January 5, 2018 at the First Presbyterian Church with Dr. Bill Holda officiating. Mr. Currin joined the church triumphant Monday, January 1, 2018.

Lynn was born February 22, 1929 in Durant, Oklahoma to Doyle and Zella Currin. Their family moved to Kilgore in 1931. Lynn was a graduate of Kilgore High School, Kilgore College, North Texas State University and earned a Masterís Degree from Florida State University. He joined the Air Force where he earned the rank of Major in his 20-year career as a meteorologist. Lynn moved his family to Kilgore in 1972 where he began his second career as a high school math teacher. Lynn was a longtime and faithful member of the First Presbyterian Church of Kilgore where he served as an Elder.

Mr. Currin developed a love of travel while in the Air Force, living in Korea, Japan, Germany and many stateside assignments. Lynn enjoyed using his mathematical skills while working with his hands,2 which translated into building homes and wood carving. He respected nature whether hiking, gardening, fishing or spending summers in the mountains of New Mexico. Lynn had a voracious appetite for reading.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Lila Currin of Kilgore; two sons, Bruce Currin and his wife, Lachelle of Van, Texas, Blair Currin and his wife, Janelle of Annetta, Texas, Lisa Beirise and her husband, Steve of Fayetteville, Arkansas, Leslie Singleton and her husband, Randy of Manchester, New Hampshire; three grandchildren, Adrian Beirise and his wife, Lauren of Fayetteville, Riley Beirise and his wife, Tory of Fayetteville, Clark Beirise of Fayetteville; a brother, James Lee Currin and his wife, Lis of Asgardstrand, Norway; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Doylene Currin Wilkes.

The family will receive friends at Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore Thursday evening between five and six-thirty p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, Post Office Box 1216, Kilgore, Texas 75663




Lynn Currin
February 22, 1929 - January 1, 2018
 
Visitation Schedule
Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore
401 North Martin Street
Kilgore, TX  75662
Thursday, January 4, 2018
5:00 P.M. - 6:30 P.M.
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Service Schedule
Memorial Service
First Presbyterian Church
815 E. Main St.
Kilgore, TX  75662
Friday, January 5, 2018
10:00 A.M.
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Memorial Contributions
First Presbyterian Church
P.O. Box 1216
Kilgore, TX 75663

 

 

 

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