Cure Elvin Jr - 84
June 18, 2022
Elmo Elvin Cure, Jr. passed away June 18, 2022 in Plano, Texas at the age of 84. He was born to Elmo Elvin and Marguerite (Barker) Cure, Sr. on May 19, 1938 in Abilene, Texas. Elmo attended school in Abilene, Texas and was part of the 1954,1955 and 1956 Abilene Eagles State Championship team and Team of the Century. His teammates remained in contact for their lifetime. Elmo married Marian Cox on June 5, 1959 in Abilene, Texas, after his graduation from McMurry University in Abilene. He played football for four years under the coaching of Grant Teaff. Elmo entered the insurance business immediately upon graduation remaining in Abilene for a few years, then moving to Lubbock, Texas in 1969 to start his own business, Cure Financial. Elmo and Marian moved to Plano in 1974. His son, Trey Cure took over the business in Plano, Texas as his health declined. He knew just before passing that his grandson was also entering the business. He was a member of Methodist Cedar Creek United Methodist Church. Elmo was a 32-degree Mason and Shriner since 1970. He is survived by wife, Marian and three children, O'Lisa Cure-Marsh, Catherine Cure-Wightman and Elmo Cure 111 (Trey); six grandchildren, Michael and Stephanie Carpenter, Erin Pelton, Austin Lewis, Madelyn and Evan Cure; one great grandchild, Cory Daniel Pelton; sons-in-law, Norman Wightman and Lorin Marsh; daughter-in-law, Susan Schulik Cure. He is preceded in death by his parents and twin brother and sister, Raymond Wray and Glenda Faye Cure. Special thanks to Rev. Marilyn Dickson. The family suggests memorial donations be made to the Dallas Shriners Hospital for Children.