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Robert Richard "Bud" Currier

By Joshua Smith
Jun 20, 2012, 1:21pm

Batavia- Robert Richard "Bud" Currier, 81, of Batavia, a retired patrolman for the Batavia City Police Department, died Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at Hildenbrandt Hospice Care Center, in Rochester.

Mr. Currier was born July 8, 1930 in Indian Falls, NY, a son of the late Kenneth Manning and Iva Melrose (Sanders) Currier.

He served honorably with the US Navy during the Korean War.  He was a patrolman for the City of Batavia Police Department for 30 years, 15 years of which were as a motorcycle traffic officer.  He most recently, worked for the security department at Genesee County Department of Social Services, was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Veness - Strollo Post 1602, member of the Western New York Police Conference, past president of the Police Benevolent Association in Batavia and owner of the former Bud's Mobile Station.  He received great enjoyment in building and remodeling and operated a building trade business in Batavia for 40 years. 

He is survived by his wife, Vicki L. (Harrison) Currier whom he married May 14, 1976, 4 children, Judith (Robert) Bartz of Batavia, Robert K. (Susan) Currier of Hamlin, Wendy Jo (Michael) Pettinella of Batavia and Richard S. Currier of Chili; a brother, Kenneth D. (Roberta) Currier of Batavia; two sisters, Audrey (Garrett) Myer of Decker, MT and Charlotte (Joseph) Yaw of Chula Vista, CA; his father in-law and mother-in-law, Maurice & Marian Harrison of Batavia; a brother-in-law, Marvin (Louise) Harrison of VT; 7 grandchildren 9 great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.  

Bud’s request was that there be no services in his memory. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Emmanuel Baptist Church, 190 Oak Street, Batavia, NY 14020.  Burial will be in Grand View Cemetery.  Arrangements were entrusted to H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home of Batavia.  Please leave a condolence, share a story or light a candle at

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