In Memory of

Robert 'Curly' Corrington

October 8, 1948 - April 1, 2017
Robert D. "Curly" Corrington, the son of Vere and Darlene (Caboth) Corrington was born October 8, 1948, in Cherokee, Iowa. His childhood years were spent in Cherokee where he attended school and graduated from Washington High School. He went on to attend Wayne State College in Wayne, NE and became a teacher. He lived in North Carolina before moving back to Cherokee in 2000 to assist with his elderly father. Curly loved horses. He was involved with the Cavaliers and shoed horses when needed. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. On April 1, 2017, Curly passed away at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center at the age of 68. He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his siblings: Janice (Ronald) Witcombe of Cherokee, IA, Mike (Mary) Corrington of Perry, OK, and Doug (Stacey) Corrington of Hastings, MN; nieces and nephews and their children: Lori (Greg) Solsaa and their daughter Josi of Watertown, SD, Bart Corrington and his son Will of Tallahassee, FL, Tyler (Morgan) Corrington of Laramie, WY, and Dillon and fiancée Kallie Baker of Hastings, MN; and other relatives and friends.
Graveside memorial services will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee at a late date.
Oak Hill Cemetery Cherokee, Iowa


Monday, October 2, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“I am sorry for your loss. I haven't seen Curley for many years, but remember our days on the farm near Larrabee. We spendt many days riding horses, and working the farm. I'm wishing the family well.”
- Howard Ludwig
Friday, April 7, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“We were saddened, for your loss. Always enjoyed visiting and horsing around with Curly. Our sympathy to All the family.”
- Sarg and Family
Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“Bob was such a nice fella and I so enjoyed working with him and his hearing aids. I was shocked to see of his passing and saddened as well. My sympathies to the family. ”
- Peggy A. Hinkhouse
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“Sure will miss 'Curly' when we come to Cherokee. Think of him every time we go by, even if we don't stop or he was not home. Sorry for his family's loss.”
- Steven and Jean Jones
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“I am so sorry for your loss. Curly & I were friends for many years. He also taught my daughter, Ginny, in school & we looked forward to his annual visit back to Wilmington each year. Our thoughts & prayers are with you during this difficult time.”
- Wanda Bolton
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“We are so sorry for your loss. God Bless.”
- Kim and Karen Aduddell
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“Our thoughts and prayers go out to all. Curly will surely be missed. We always enjoyed visiting with him.”
- Brian and Sandy Mohn
Monday, April 3, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“I'm sorry Maudie!! Hang in there.”
- Steve Conley
Monday, April 3, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“He was my teacher and always my friend. So sorry to hear of his passing”
- Margie Craver
Monday, April 3, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“Special thoughts and prayers are with you. May God Bless You.”
- Jeannette Ott
Monday, April 3, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“my prayers to all of you, i always enjoyed talking with Curly. ”
- Tom and Corrine Lundell
Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“Sorry for loss, prayers and thoughts are with your family ”
- Jeff Coombs & Family
Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“We enjoyed taking care of Curly and his family. We are so saddened with his passing. He will be missed. 3rd floor CRMC”
- Kim K Martin
Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 12:00 AM
“Enjoyed working with Curly. He always had a smile and a big hello. Over the years he and I spoke often about gardening.”
- Jeffrey D Blum
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