James Warren (Curly) O’QuinnPublished 7:11am Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Feb. 18, 1921 –
Jan. 27, 2013
James Warren (Curly) O’Quinn, 91, of Bainbridge, passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at Riverside Place.
The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at First United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Randy Mosley officiating, and will conclude at the church. Interment will be at Roselawn Memory Gardens.
Mr. O’Quinn was born Feb. 18, 1921 in Dowling Park, Fla., the son of Warren Fredrick O’Quinn and Hattie Lee Thompson O’Quinn. He was a graduate of West Bainbridge High School, Class of 1938. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II, and retired from Seaboard Coast Line Railroad after 42 years service as a conductor.
Mr. O’Quinn was a member of First United Methodist Church, Bainbridge Country Club, Orion Lodge #8 F. & A.M., Bainbridge Shrine Club, Hasan Shrine Temple, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4904, and American Legion Post 62. He volunteered at Memorial Hospital and was the first male to work with the American Red Cross Gray Ladies.
Mr. O’Quinn was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Walker O’Quinn; and his brothers, Fred O’Quinn and Jack O’Quinn.
Survivors include his son, Warren O’Quinn of Bainbridge; his daughter, Sylvia O’Quinn Parker and her husband, Phil, of Falls Church, Va.; his grandchildren, Ashley Parker and Laura Parker; and his sister-in-law, Montine O’Quinn of Bainbridge.
Ivey Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.