Donald M. McCurdy, 88, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 3, 2021, at his residence in Fannettsburg. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Peggy J. (Gipe) McCurdy.
Born June 4, 1932, in Fannettsburg, he was a son of the late F. Kenneth and Edna Mae (Marker) McCurdy.
Following his graduation from Fannettsburg High School in 1950, he served in the Army 82nd Airborne Division during the Korean War from 1951 until being honorably discharged in 1953.
Mr. McCurdy was a building contractor and was the proprietor of McCurdy Construction. He retired in 1989.
He appreciated being outdoors fishing and hunting, and in his younger years, enjoyed skydiving.
Accomplished in woodworking in his shop at home, he made furniture, clocks and numerous unique items.
Most of all, he loved spending time with family, friends, and his companion, a Jack Russell named “King.”
Surviving, in addition to his wife, is a daughter, Dena M. Rosenberry and her husband, David, of Fort Loudon; a son, James A. McCurdy and his wife, Kimberly, of Fannettsburg; and two grandsons, Chase McCurdy and his wife, Tasha, and Tanner McCurdy.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Pauline McCurdy, and a brother, Lynn McCurdy.
A private celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Should friends desire, donations in his memory may be made to either the Metal Township Fire & Ambulance Co., P.O. Box 185, Fannettsburg, Pa. 17221, or SpiriTrust Lutheran Home Health Care and Hospice, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, Pa. 17202.
Online condolences may be left at: www.agettlakjer.com.