2016 Couple of the Year
Gordon & Betty Currie
Betty and I have been married going on 64 years
this coming October. We have four children, seven grandchildren, and
eight great grandchildren.
We have been members in FL1-K since
January 2008. Gordon retired after 63 years in the Wholesale Electrical
Supply business with 42 years as
outside Sales Representative
calling on Electrical contractors, OEM, Municipality , Hospitals and
Counties over the years.
Retired from the Army Florida National Guard after serving over 38 years
as a Sergeant Major. Serving 10 years as Mayor, City Commissioner,
for the City of Holly Hill and over fifteen elected and appointed boards
in the two cities and county that he lived in.
Born in Paterson,
New Jersey and came to Florida in 1946 at the age of eleven. Mainland
High School Class of 1953.
Betty is a native of Volusia County and was born at
the Halifax Hospital.
We first saw each other as she got on the
school bus and I said to my self WOW.
That summer we both ended up working together on a
summer job at a camera store.
I tell people we met in the dark
room. Betty stayed home and raised four children
over the years and is a great home maker with
her garden and flowers and she gets all the credit for
twice the City of Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce Most Beautiful
Over the years we had seven bikes. The last three
were Gold wings.
The trike was the best good looking and a lot of
memories with our first Wing Ding in 2008.
We have made a lot of friends over the years being
a member of FL1-K and as the in-coming
Couple of the Year for 2017
we look forward to continue our visits to other chapters
representing FL1-K. Betty and I have enjoyed all the outings and
cruises that we have been on with you folks.
FUN FUN and FUN.