A Sweet, Funny, Selfless, Loving, Tender Hearted, Compassionate, God Loving, hardworking Man who never met a stranger entered the gates of Heaven on July 18, Roy D “Pig”Curtis died peacefully at home from a short battle with cancer. He was a farmer by trade and a member and Deacon of Helton Creek The Baptist Church. He was the son of James Thomas and Sarah Neal Curtis who preceded him in death. Also preceding him are brothers Johnny Hall (Bernice) Curtis, Monroe Curtis, James “Cowboy” (Katherine)Curtis and Ralph (Faye)Curtis. Sisters Gladys (Odell) Driver, Mary (Clarence) Cason, Mattie (Johnny) Malone, Amy (Ollie)Johnson and Gracie (Smith) Henley. Father-in-law Walter Ray Jennings Mother -in-law who he loved dearly Maybelle Jennings McMillen. Brother-in-laws Donald (Ann) Jennings, Van (Dorothy) Jennings and sister-in-Law Sarah Walker and a granddaughter Karley Madison Bayse.
He married the love of his life Linda Jennings on March 26,1960 and they had three girls AKA “the three little pigs”Connie (Bobo) Butler, Melanie (Greg)Judkins, and Meredith (Brian)Bayse who survive. Also surviving are grandchildren Sarah Elizabeth Curtis, Amber Lynn Judkins, Kelsey Morgan (Zach)Edwards, Ethan Curtis Judkins, Jon Dolphus Butler, and Kendal Mason Bayse. Two great grandchildren Jaxon Baylor Scott and Charlie Jude Edwards, a brother-in-law Robert Walker, many nieces and nephews who he loved and a farm hand who worked along side him many years who he loved Terry “Fuzzy” Clark.
Visitation will be Tuesday, July 20 from 2 until 8 At Anderson’s Funeral home With services being at 2 pm July 21 at Helton Creek The Baptist Church visitation from 11 until time of service at the church. Services will be conducted by Brother Gary Glover and Brother Tim Bennett. Burial at Hillview Cemetery in Alexandria.
Pallbearers are Bennie Curtis, Terry Clark, Donnie Rowland, Ricky Jennings, Ethan Judkins, Jon Butler, and Kendal Bayse.
Honorary pallbearers are Tommy Cripps, Jim Brown, Jack Brown, Bobby Haley, Vic McMillen, and Thurman Seber. A seat will be reserved in memory of good friend Billy Walker who always told Daddy he was going to be his pallbearer but God took Billy first and we are sure he was there to welcome daddy to his heavenly home.
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