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Brent E. McCurdy

November 26, 1949 ~ October 29, 2017 (age 67)

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Graveside Service
November 4, 2017

11:00 AM
Summit Level Cemetery

Alpha, IL 61413

November 4, 2017

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Oxford American Legion Post #1197
111 S. First Street
Alpha, IL 61413

Brent E. McCurdy, 67 of Alpha, IL died Sunday, October 29, 2017 at Unity Point Health Trinity in Rock Island. Cremation has been accorded. Graveside services are 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Summit Level Cemetery in rural Alpha. Friends may greet the family for a Celebration of Life 1-4 PM Saturday at the Oxford American Legion Post #1197. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to Alpha Baptist Church or the Oxford Township Fire Department. Peterson Wallin Knox Funeral Home in Alpha is in charge of arrangements and online condolences can be made at

He was born November 26, 1949 in Kansas City, Missouri. His parents were Howard and Margaret Elliott McCurdy. Brent graduated from AlWood High School in 1967. He then graduated from Blackhawk East College in Kewanee and attended Illinois State University. He was united in marriage to Sally Hintermeister in Preemption, IL on March 11, 1978.

Brent farmed the family farm in Alpha, raising cattle. He was also employed at Lynn Implement in Lynn Center for several years.

He was a member of the Alpha/Woodhull Jaycees and was a US JCI Senator #38080. He was also a member of the Oxford Township Fire Department.

Brent was a quick witted person with a dry sense of humor. He loved to bowl and scored the first 300 at the Alpha Lanes.

He is survived by his wife: Sally; daughter: Carrie McCurdy of Moline, IL; son: Alex (Kathleen) McCurdy of Monroe, LA; one grandson: Lucas; a sister: Ann Lee of Silvis, IL; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

His parents preceded him in death.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Alpha Baptist Church
101 D. Street, Alpha IL 61416

Oxford Township Fire Department
101 West D. Street, Alpha IL 61413

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