|Birth: ||Sep. 14, 1982|
|Death: ||Nov. 22, 2007|
Tyler of Livermore Falls, took his own life on Thanksgiving morning, as a result of post-traumatic stress syndrome, having served his country proudly and honorably, surviving two tours of duty in Iraq.
He was born in Farmington, a son of Gary M. and Joyce A. (Doiron) Curtis. He recieved his education in Jay schools where he was a respected member of the Jay Tigers Football Team. He graduated in 2001 and followed his lifelong ambition of joining the United States Army. He was honorably discharged in 2006, and continued his education at Wyotech trade school in Blairsville, Penn., graduating in August of 2007, as a diesel mechanic. He currently was employed at Kris-Way Trucking in Auburn.
He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing and spent many happy times at the Curtis Camp in East Dixfield. He was a humorous, mischievous, outgoing, well-liked person and enjoyed being the center of attention. He enjoyed spending quality time with children and was a mentor to his nieces and nephews.
He will be missed.
He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Joyce L'Italien and Robert L'Italien of Jay; his father and stepmother, Gary and Karen Curtis of Swaton, Md.; his paternal grandmother, Patricia Curtis of Livermore Falls; two brothers, Brett Curtis and his wife, Rebecca, of New Gloucester and Ryan Curtis of Livermore Falls; two sisters, Gretchen Errington and her husband, Jasen, of Dixfield and Rylee L'Italien of Jay; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
CURTIS - Tyler R., 25, of Livermore Falls, died, at Livermore Falls, Nov. 22. Familiy and friends are invited to call at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 308 Franklin Rd. (Rte. 133), Jay, Sunday, from 5 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 1 p.m. from the Wiles Remembrance Center followed by burial at Holy Cross Cemetery. Following services, all are welcome to attend a family reception at LaFleur's Restaurant, Rte. 4, Jay. Those who desire may give gifts in his memory to Evergreen Behavioral Services, ATT: Post-traumatic stress disorder, 131 Franklin Health Commons, Farmington, ME 04938. Online condolences may be sent to email@example.com.
Lewiston Auburn Casualty Of War
To call the toll-free National Suicide Prevention Hotline, dial 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
To reach Peter MacMullen, the suicide prevention coordinator at the VA hospital at Togus, dial 1-877-421-8263 , ext. 4289.
Holy Cross Cemetery
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Record added: Nov 24, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23069193
Two Tour Army OIF Veteran Curtis is included on the Remembrance Rug by symbol #4490. TY&S.|
Added: Sep. 24, 2015
Heaven needed a hero but u were taken way to soon..4 years have past and it is not any easier..camden wants to drive to heaven and bring u home to us. I love u more than I can tell u tyler ray, then, now, and forever..keep and eye on us. And if u can stil...(Read more)|
Added: Nov. 23, 2011
thinking about you today and everyday that i look at our son. you would be so proud daddy..and i know u r watching over camden and i helping us day by day..we miss u and love you more then words can explain....rest in peace our hero~|
Added: Apr. 19, 2011
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