Nov. 23, 1896 Randleman Randolph County North Carolina, USA
Aug. 8, 1929 Kansas City Clay County Missouri, USA
Eugene Curtis Beckerdite married Hazel Bucher on November 30, 1918. They had no children.
Curtis was age 13 when the family moved to Kansas from North Carolina. He attended Wellsville High School. He and his brother Percy were on the unbeaten football team there in 1914. Eugene had a head injury while playing football.
In the last years of his life it was discovered that he had a tumor on his brain and he eventually lost his sight before he passed.
He united with the Wellsville Baptist Church in 1915.