Culver — Robert (Bob) Allen Curtis, 68, of 225 Lakeview St., Culver passed away on Jan. 15 at 8 p.m. at his home surrounded by
his loving family.
Bob was born on Feb. 25, 1938 in Plymouth to Maurice and Carrie (Kring) Curtis. He was a lifetime resident of the area. He married Nancy Hott-Smith on Jan. 11, 1979.
Bob graduated from Culver High School in 1956. He was a volunteer fireman in Culver for 20 year. Bob was a bricklayer and owned and operated his own trucking company. He drove for 43 years and retired from Frick Services. He was a 50-year member of the Maxinkuckee Odd Fellows Lodge.
Bob (Robbie) was blessed with five children, 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
In addition to his wife, Nancy, Bob is survived by his five children: Charles Curtis, Scott (Amy) Curtis and their sons Vance and Cameron Curtis, Shan (Doug) Farmer, Rory (Stephanie) Smith and their children Rhiannon, Jacob, Alex, Taylor, Jeb, and Maggie and great-grandchild - Mackenzie, Ryan (Jackie) Smith and children: Kristi, Keaton, and Kortney, one sister, Jean (Dave) Sisk, sister-in-law, Lois Curtis, niece, Amanda Curtis, nephews: Seth Curtis and Stuart Dennie; one aunt and several cousins. Extended family included Kent and Dawn Dickey-Thomas and children Jamie and Jenna Thomas, and Jeff and Shelli Dickey and children - Kylie, Kassie, and Karlie.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Maurice and Carrie Curtis and a brother, Warren Curtis.
Visitation with the family will be held on Thursday, Jan 18, 2007 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. at the Bonine-Odom Funeral Home in Culver with an Oddfellows memorial service at 8 p.m. and from 1 to 2 p.m. on Friday at the church. Rev. Bryan Siefert and Alfie Salary will officiate services at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan 19, 2007 at the Wesley United Methodist Church, 511 School St., Culver . Interment will follow at Culver Masonic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to the Culver -Union Township Fire Dept., Maxinkuckee Odd Fellows Lodge, or the Southern Care Hospice, 310 West McKinley, 340, Mishawaka, IN 46545.
Bonine-Odom Funeral Home, Culver , is in charge of arrangements.
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