John Lewis Currier

June 09, 1926 - November 18, 2020 

John Lewis Currier

June 09, 1926 - November 18, 2020 

Obituary for John Lewis Currier

John Lewis Currier, 94, of Jacksonville, Florida passed away on November 18, 2020.

He was born on June 9, 1926 in Cornelia, GA to parents George and Mauneeta (Long) Currier. John graduated from Piedmont College, proudly served in the United States Navy in World War II and was of the Baptist faith. During his lifetime he worked for Cities Service Company, the United States Postal Service and was the President of the National Peanut Council. John loved music, boating and farming. He was a lifetime drummer in big bands and church bands. He had a love for life, was kind and loved to laugh.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Alice Redmond Currier.

John is survived by his second wife, Betty John Currier of Jacksonville, FL; son, Tim Currier of Columbia, TN; daughter, Gail Currier Hyde of St. Petersburg, FL; grandson, Jack Currier of Clarksville, TN; brother, Charles Currier of Atlanta, GA; two nieces and two nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 11:30 am on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at Level Grove Cemetery in Cornelia, GA. Everyone attending should meet at the graveside.

Flowers will be accepted at graveside or donations may be made in memory of John Currier to the Mayo Clinic Foundation by

All attending should maintain social distancing and adhere to public health guidelines regarding COVID-19.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of local arrangements.

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