He was born October 18, 1941 to Floyd S. and Gladys L. (Woody) Curtis in Gallatin, Missouri.
He married Phyllis L. Swank on November 27, 1994. She survives of the home.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Lola Harper and Mary Holcomb; brothers, Joe, Cotton, Bob and Virgil Curtis; great-grandson, Isaiah Washington, Jr.
Survivors: wife, Phyllis Curtis; daughters, Stephanie Spurling (Dan), Coffey, Missouri, Teresa Curtis, Cameron, Missouri and Sherry Roberts (Cheyenne), Pattonsburg, Missouri; sons, Albert Curtis, Stover, Missouri and Shawn Huston (Rhonda), Jamesport, Missouri; 18 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; brothers, Richard Curtis and Kenny Curtis (Dolly); and sister, Donna Robidoux.
Mr. Curtis was a member of the Missouri Cremation Service.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.