Kenneth Patrick Curry passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2018, at the age of 64.

Pat was born to parents Barbara Ingreham and J. Kenneth Curry in September of 1953. He was born in Gold Beach, where he lived until high school. He attended Brookings-Harbor High School and upon his graduation in 1972, married his high school sweetheart, Valorie.

He was a local football star in high school and his skills earned him a scholarship to Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo, California. He attended until and injury on the field ended his football career. He explored and entertained several occupations, commercial fishing coming closest to a career he loved as much as football. He is remembered for his fun-loving nature, kind heart and generous spirit.

Pat is survived by his daughter, Sadie; granddaughter, Cora; brother, Mike; step-mother, Patricia; and nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Barbara and Ken; and his sister, Georgia.

A memorial will take place on Nov. 10 at 9:30 a.m. at Capella by the Sea. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Pat’s life. In lieu of flowers, please donate to CASA of Curry County.