Aug. 16, 1948 - Oct. 21, 2020
Formerly of Abingdon, Va., Curtis, 72, passed away Wednesday, Oct.21, at Coliseum Medical Center in Macon. He lived in Virginia until moving to Georgia in 1981. He was a veteran of the United States Army and retired from Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation.
He lived a life that prioritized family and the well-being of others over his own. A selfless care giver loved and adored by all that met him. Always one to have a smile that could light up a room and an infectious laugh that brought joy to all around him. A devoted husband, loving father as well as grandfather, and a valued friend.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dock and Ardna Murray; wife, Mary Ruth Murray; daughter, Sandie Murray; and siblings, Annie, Ruth, Clarence, Jim, Joe, Jack and Seldon.
Survived by son, Donald and Kirsten Murray; granddaughters, Chelsea and Casey Parker and Camila and Robby McDaniel; and siblings, Betty and Kate.
Visitation was from 10 to 10:45 a.m., Monday, Oct. 26, at Frost Funeral Home. Family and friends then traveled in procession to Mountain View United Methodist Church Cemetery for a graveside service. Rev. Donald C. Thayer officiated. Military honors were conducted by the Highlands Veterans Honor Guard and the Virginia National Guard.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.frostfuneralhome.com
Frost Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Abingdon, Va., was honored to serve the family of Mr. Murray.