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Vernon A Curtis
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Birth: Nov. 6, 1924
Cherokee County
Kansas, USA
Death: Oct. 5, 2010
Cherokee County
Kansas, USA

Vernon A. Curtis
06 November 1924 - 05 October 2010

WEIR Vernon A. Curtis, 85 of Weir, KS died Tuesday, Oct 5, 2010 at his home following a sudden illness.

He was born November 6, 1924 in Weir, the son of Arthur H. and Elizabeth (Martin) Curtis.

He attended weir schools and graduated from Weir High School with the class of 1943.

In June of 1943 he was inducted into the U.S. Navy where he served until June of 1946 when he was honorably discharged and entered the Navy Reserves. In July of 1951 he was reactivated and served a year during the Korean War, he was separated July 1952.

Mr. Curtis was united in marriage to Jean Ann Ross on June 17, 1949 in Houston, TX; she preceded him in death on January 5, 2001.

He worked in the Aircraft Manufacturing for 25 years, he worked on the B-1 bomber and some of the Apollo Spacecraft.

He was a member of the Cherokee Baptist Church, lifetime member of the DAV and a member of the American Legion of Weir.

Survivors include 2 sons: Micheal R. Curtis of CA and Russell and wife Bobbie Curtis of Sun Valley, CA. 3 brothers: Francis Curtis of Las Vegas, NV, Donald Lee Curtis of Weir, Billy Wayne Curtis of Houston, TX, 2 sisters Doris Tidwell of Huntsville, TX and Marlene Bennett of Lees Summit, MO; 2 granddaughters: Melanie and Rebecca Suraci, 2 step-grandchildren Micah and Timothy Peters and 3 step-great grandchildren Timothy Peters, Micah Peters, II, Emily Peters and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, infant daughter Mary Kathleen, a sister Helen Cook and a brother George Curtis.

Funeral services will be 9 a.m. Saturday, October 9th, 2010 at the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home in Weir with Rev. Jamie Tickel officiating.

Burial will follow at the Hosey Hill Cemetery.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6-8 pm Friday.

Condolences may be left at

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association; these may be left at or mailed to the funeral home.

Services and arrangements are under the direction of the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home in Weir.

Site has his photo.

The Morning Sun
Posted Oct 08, 2010 @ 12:19 AM
Friday, October 08, 2010

Family links: 
  Jean Ann Ross Curtis (1932 - 2001)
Hosey Hill Cemetery
Cherokee County
Kansas, USA
Created by: Orlena
Record added: Oct 08, 2010
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Vernon A Curtis
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Vernon A Curtis
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Vernon A Curtis
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- Judy K. Roberts
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- Orlena
 Added: Oct. 8, 2010

- Orlena
 Added: Oct. 8, 2010

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