James Major “Jimmy” Curles, 52, of Nags Head, NC passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at his home. A local of Dare County, NC, he was the son of Major Curles and Lovie Ward McCann.
Jimmy was raised in Manteo, and graduated from Manteo High School. Along with his parents, Jimmy is survived by his wife, Barbara Walker Curles; daughter, Amanda “Andie Grace” Curles; stepfather, Andy McCann, half siblings, Sherry, Sandy, and Shawn; and best friend Paul Newhart.
Jimmy was known for being a loving husband, father, son, and friend. He also was very proud of his daughter and enjoyed her extra-curricular accomplishments. To Jimmy’s family and those who knew him well he was considered humble, honorable, down-to-earth, loving, caring, respectful, sincere, and he will be missed.
The owner of Just Right Auto and Marine, Jimmy loved caring for his dogs Jack and Sweetie, enjoyed boating, fishing, cooking for family and friends, and taking his therapy dog, Sweetie, to visit nursing homes.
Plans for a Celebration of Jimmy’s Life are pending at this time.
Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at www.twifordfh.com.
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