Larry Curtis

August 22, 2014 

Larry Wayne Curtis

Jan. 17, 1948 - Aug. 13, 2014

Larry Wayne Curtis, 66, of Harrisonville, was born Jan. 17, 1948, in Kansas City, the son of Frank W. and Hester Lucille (Brimm) Curtis. He died Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, surrounded by love and family.

On Aug. 28, 1982, Larry was united in marriage to Joann Marie Rogers in Harrisonville.

Larry was a carpenter for 30 years for different companies in the area and later was employed in the Custodian and Maintenance Department for Harrisonville School District. Earlier he had worked for Armco Steel for 10 years. Larry loved working with his hands and could make anything. He was a 10-year Air Force veteran and served in the Vietnam War. Larry enjoyed golfing, camping and was an avid bowler and had four 300-game rings and one 299-game ring.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Scott Michael, and a brother, James Curtis.

Larry is survived by his wife, Joann Curtis of the home; three sons, Kevin Curtis and wife Vickie, Excelsior Springs, Chris Curtis and wife Carla, Kansas City, and Greg Curtis and family, Harrisonville; two daughters, Angela Meachum and husband James, Wood Heights, and Kathryn Hoskins and husband David, Lebanon; 10 grandchildren; a great-grandchild on the way; a sister, Patsy Curtis, Harrisonville; other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services were Aug. 15 at Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, with burial in Orient Cemetery, Harrisonville. Military Honors were provided by Harrisonville Honor Guard and Whitman Air Force Honor Guard.

Family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Kidney Foundation.

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Arrangements: Dickey Funeral Home, 2401 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville, MO 64701; 816-884-6244.

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