Currie, Robert Joseph
Robert (Bob) Joseph Currie passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, November 24th, 2022, in Christiansburg, Va. at the age of 72. Bob was born September 29th, 1950, in Blacksburg to John Robert Currie Jr. and Mary Pack Currie.
He was a 1968 graduate of Blacksburg High School and went on to work local factory jobs before going to work in the car dealership industry. Bob devoted over 30 years in car sales and was well-known in the area for his time spent in the business. He loved making people laugh.
In 1995 Bob met and married the love of his life, Paula Capps Currie of Christiansburg, Va. In recent years Bob poured his heart into providing, loving, and caring for his family and his dog, Max. He had a passion for fishing, shooting pool, cooking and all sports. He was also a huge fan of Hokies Nation and the Yankees. He will be remembered for his infamous humor and for being the life of the party.
Bob is preceded in death by his beloved parents: his brother, David Currie and a brother-in-law, Jerry Parker Capps.
Left to cherish his memories are his loving wife, Paula Currie of Christiansburg, Va.; sons, Stacey Currie of Dublin, Va. and Parker Currie of Christiansburg, Va.; daughter, Leslie (Marcus) Uzzell of Wilmington, N.C..; sister, Patricia Currie of Christiansburg, Va.; three grandchildren: Jayme Gilmore, Kameran Currie and Kyleigh Wilson; great-grandchild, Landry Combs; sister-in-law, Linda Cook; best friend, Mike Linkous; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Monday, December 5th, 2022, at the Mullins Funeral Home, 120 West Main St., Radford, VA 24141. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Highland Memory Gardens in Dublin, Va.
The Currie family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford, Virginia. www.mullinsfuneralhome.com
mark a cole
December 1, 2022 @ 2:49 pm
I am sad to hear of Bobs passing, when I first went to work selling cars at Hokie Honda in 1983 Bob trained me.He was a great guy and was fun to work with. RIP old friend.