James W. Curtis, 56, of Terre Haute, passed away Feb. 16, 2018, in Union Hospital. He was born on Aug. 29, 1961, to Ralph M Curtis Sr. and Charlotte Smith Curtis.
He was preceded in death by his father; grandparents, Kathryn Curtis and Ralph E. Curtis; maternal grandparents, Harry and Edith Smith; aunts, Betty Charlene Smith and Barbara Shattuck (Homer); cousin, Kathy Sawin; and uncles, Carl Power and Virgil Bourne.
James is survived by his mother; two brothers, Ralph Curtis (special friend, Gala Williams) and John Curtis (Linda); son, James M. Curtis; uncle, Robert Smith (Carol); aunts, Peg Power and Brenda Bourne; many nieces and nephews; and his very special friends, Daniel and Carrie Hunt and family, Joe Ridge, Mike and Treva Burns, and Phil and Doris Spriesterbach and family.
James was a welder among many other things; he enjoyed camping, fishing, horseback riding as well as hunting.
A private memorial service will be held for James. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to either the Kidney Foundation or Diabetes Foundation. Online condolences may be left at: debaunfuneralhomes.com
Published on February 17, 2018