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Bob Curtis, 75
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Bob Curtis, 75, of McMinnville died Wednesday, Jan. 1 at his residence. He was the son of the late Landy Lee and Lucille Evans Curtis. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by granddaughter, Kimberly Curtis; grandson, Robby R. Curtis; two brothers, Davie and Arthur Curtis; and two sisters, Jessie Dunn and Ruth Adkins. He was a member of Providence Baptist Church and retired from the DeKalb County Highway Department. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Evie Curtis of McMinnville; three sons, Bobby J. Curtis Jr., Ronnie J. Curtis and Ricky L. and his wife Jenni, all of McMinnville; eight grandchildren, Bobby J. Curtis III, Julie N. McCormack, Laura C. Curtis, Christina M. Curtis, Rachel D. Gay, Cory Curtis, Ricky L. Curtis Jr., Landy R. Curtis; 23 great-grandchildren; brother, Roger and his wife Polly of Florida; sister, Betty and her husband Kenny Laboe of Smithville. Funeral services were held Saturday at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Steve Brown officiating. Interment followed in Providence Cemetery in the Lucky community. DeKalb Funeral Chapel in Smithville was in charge of arrangements. Southern Standard (McMinnville, Tenn.) Jan. 5, 2014