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Robert D. Curtis June 9, 1942 - Jan. 9, 2018

Robert D. Curtis, 75 of Marion, Indiana died Tuesday Jan. 9, 2018 at Jay County Hospital, Portland, Indiana. Bob was born June 9, 1942 at Marion, Indiana to the late Merrill and Anne Louise (Adamson) Curtis. Feb. 29, 1964 he married Ruthann Smithson at Jonesboro, Indiana and she survives. Bob was a Navy veteran and an avid knife collector, he also enjoyed doing genealogy in his spare time. Bob retired from Packaging Corporation of American, Gas City, Indiana, (formerly Owens-Illinois), where he was Dye Mounter.

Survivors include his wife; sons: Travis (Bradi) Curtis, Indianapolis, and Justin Curtis, Marion, Indiana; brother; Jerry Curtis, Marion, Indiana; and sister-in-law: Rose Curtis, Gas City, Indiana; step-brother: Tom Harris, Florida; step-sister: Shirley Harris-Miller, Gas City, Indiana; sister-in-law: Linda (Arlen Hasty) Smithson, Fairmount, Indiana.

Grandchildren: Wesley, Victoria, and Jet Curtis.

Nieces: Alicia Curtis, and Glenda (Chuck) Rowe, Kim Curtis, Merilyn (Nate) Just, and Marsha McIntyre. Gina (Jeff) Sulivan, Christy (Mike) Chinn, Becky Curtis, and Wendi (Ben Cole) Burks. Nephew: Jeremy Curtis.

Great-niece and nephew: Maggie and Doak. Noah, Ethan, and Logan Burks.

He was preceded in death by brothers: Roy and Gene Curtis and a niece Maryann Curtis, sister-in-law, Jennifer Curtis.

At Bob’s request a private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Armes-Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services, College Park Chapel, 4601 So. Western Ave., Marion, Indiana have been entrusted to care for the family of Robert Curtis.

Memorial contribution may be made to Grant County Rescue Mission, 423 S Gallatin St., Marion, IN 46953 or The Salvation Army 359 N Bradner Ave, Marion, IN 46952.

Online condolences may be made at www.armeshuntfuneralhome.com.