John “Jack” McCurdy

John “Jack” McCurdy, 77, of Mount Vernon passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020 at Riverside Methodist Hospital. He was born on May 22, 1942 in Kearny, New Jersey to the late John and Gladys (Ohneziet) McCurdy.

Jack honorably served his country in the Navy during the Vietnam War.  He retired from TRW as a Supervisor.  Jack attended the Ebenezer United Methodist Church and was a member of the Colonial City Moose Lodge.  After retirement, Jack became a driver for the Amish community and was known as the “Mayor” of Pleasant View Acres.

Jack is survived by his daughter, Dana Henson of Mount Vernon; grandchildren, Jesa (Christian), Taylor and Bryce; nieces and nephews; and his canine companion, Koda.

In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by a sister, Maureen Badey; brother, Brian McCurdy; and a niece.

Due to the current health situation, the family will have a private service.  A public graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 in Ebenezer Cemetery near Mount Vernon with Military Honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council.

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