Robert T. Curtis

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Robert T. Curtis

Mr. Robert T. Curtis, 83, of Chapel Hill, died Sunday, March 9, 2008, at his residence, after several weeks of illness.

Mr. Curtis was a native of Dekalb County, Tn. and was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a deacon of Smyrna Baptist Church, Chapel Hill, and was a retired farmer. He had also served as an alderman and a member of the Marshall County Equalization Board.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Johnnie and Connie Neal Curtis, Sr.; wife, Frances Curtis; and brother, Charles Curtis.

His is survived by a daughter, Barbara (Jim) Crutcher of Lewisburg; sons, Ronnie (Diane) Curtis, Larry (Kathy) Curtis, and Jimmy Curtis, all of Chapel Hill; sisters, Dot Burns of Nashville and Wanda Burns of Chapel Hill; brothers, Ben Curtis of Lewisburg, Johnnie Curtis, Jr. of Nashville, and Billy Curtis of Chapel Hill; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, March 11, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home, with Rev. Tim McGehee, Jim Garrison, and Rev. Roger Best officiating. Burial was in Swanson Cemetery, Chapel Hill.

Sons and grandsons served as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers were the First State Bank Coffee Club and deacons of the Smyrna Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to the Smyrna Baptist Church Building Fund, any program at a Marshall County school, or a charity of your choice.