John Clifford Curtis, 52, of Harrisburg, passed away at his home 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013.
He was born on Feb. 11, 1960, in Harrisburg, the son of the late Clifford and Dorothy (Lawrence) Curtis. John married Sherry Stricklin on June 18, 1982. John was a heavy equipment operator for Morris Excavating of Galatia and a member of Dorrisville Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Sherry Curtis of Harrisburg; four sons, John Clifford Curtis Jr. and fiancé Melissa Thompson, Jason Curtis, James Curtis, and Joshua Curtis, all of Harrisburg; two brothers, Gary and Jamie Curtis, both of Harrisburg; three grandchildren, Jordan, Ashdin and Landon.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Vickery Funeral Chapel of Shawneetown will be in charge of arrangements. Memorials in John’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association.
Internet condolences may be sent at the website www.vickeryfuneralchapel.com.