Life Story for
Gerald L. "Gerry" Currie Jr.
Gerald L. “Gerry” Currie, Jr. Was born October 11, 1944 in Paterson, New Jersey, the son of
Gerald L. Currie, Sr. and Florence H. Currie (nee Schmits).
He died Saturday, February 23, 2012 at his home in Hailey, Idaho at the age of 68,
Gerry worked at many jobs throughout his life. He'd been a mechanic, a landscaper and a truck driver to name a few. Before moving to Hailey, he was a professional firefighter for 15 years.
Gerry first came to Hailey in the 1980's with a friend to go hunting. He immediately fell in love with the beauty around him and made Hailey his home in 1986. While here, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and adopting many dogs from the Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley.
Gerry is survived by his daughter Jacki Pagerie, son-in-law Brett, grandsons Dalton and Dakota and granddaughter Molly of Buffalo Junction, Virginia; brother Albert and wife Gunilla in Sweden; brother Kevin in New York City and honorary daughter Laura Koschuk, her husband Tony, and sons Richard and Kyle of Deland, Florida
He was preceded in death by his parents.