John “Johnny” Bowers Cureton, Jr., 69, of Denver, North Carolina went to be with the Lord on May 23, 2020. He was born on September 7, 1951 to Margaret Bass Cureton and the late John Bowers Cureton. He is survived by mother, Margaret Bass Cureton; brothers, James Dale Cureton and Vance Bass Cureton; nephew, Colin Bass Cureton and niece, Kaitlyn Brice Cureton. Johnny attended Montreat College, in Asheville, North Carolina and enjoyed a career in aviation as a commercial pilot. Johnny was a self-taught guitarist, loved woodworking, sailing, and also enjoyed building World War II model airplanes.