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A private family memorial service for Gerald Maurice Current, 83, of Ada will be held at a later date.
Mr. Current passed away at his home Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017. He was born Aug. 21, 1934, at the Hart community, west of Lightning Ridge, to Maurice and Mildred Guest Current. He attended Ada schools. He married Mary Reeves Luke Nov. 12, 1977. She preceded him in death April 19, 2009.
Mr. Current was a welder and the previous owner and co-founder of C & H Tool Company here in Ada.
Survivors include two daughters, Lynne Chatfield and her husband, Bruce, of Ada and Kathy Gulley and her husband, John, of Memphis, Tennessee; his grandchildren, Ryan Post, Casey Gillum and husband, Corey, and Kelly Hobbs and husband, Nathan; two great-grandchildren, Noah and Maggie Hobbs; two sisters, Kay Callaway of Ada and Georgia Myers of Ada; brother, Lonnie Current and wife, Carol, of Eufaula; his nieces and nephews, Sidney Myers, Linda Scott, Lori DePriest, Tracy Balthrop, DeAnn Jones, Amy Current-McAlester and Jeff Current; many great-nieces and -nephews; and his dog, Buddy the Chihuahua.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his loving wife; a granddaughter, Lindsey Post; and a nephew, Joe Myers.
The family says those who wish may make memorials to cancer research or the American Heart Association in memory of Gerald Current.
Published on September 7, 2017
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