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Thomas Michael Curnayn

Thomas Michael Curnayn, 50, of Troy, IL, born Saturday, April 22, 1972 in St. Louis, MO and passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 at St. Claire Hospital in Fenton, MO.

Tom attended Bethel Baptist Church in Troy, IL and was a Class of “90” Grad of Triad High School.  He worked as a Television Engineer for over 32 years at KDNL in St. Louis, MO and was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.  He enjoyed the time spent with the high school buddies, watching UFC Fights with his family and following his nephew Darren’s sporting events.  He loved and enjoyed his pets Lulu and Lacey.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Darren Curnayn; his grandparents, E. Jean Hall, Donald Hicks and Frank and Norma Curnayn.

Surviving are his parents, Doug and Star (nee Hicks) Curnayn of Troy, IL; sister, Courtney Curnayn Pennell of Maryville, Il; his brother, Ryan Curnayn of Troy, IL; his favorite nephew, Darren Pennell and many dear friends.

Memorials may be made to Partners for Pets, Troy, IL.  Online expressions of sympathy may be made at

Visitation for Tom will be 5 to 7 pm on Tuesday, February 14, and 10 to 11 am on Wednesday, February 15 at Richeson Funeral Home, Troy, IL.

Services will be held 11 am on Wednesday at Richeson Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Lewis officiating.  Interment will be in Friedens Cemetery.


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