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Gary O Curtis

June 6, 1944 ~ December 5, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old


Gary O. Curtis, 79, of Rossville, GA passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2023, at a local hospital.

Gary was born at Flat Rock, AL on June 6, 1944, to the late Ordway and Dixie Curtis.  He proudly served the country with the U.S. Army.  He has always been involved with automotives in some type.  He opened and operated Curtis Auto Repair for over 50 years.

He was known for his street rods and antique cars he collected.  Gary enjoyed Nascar races, collecting memorabilia, visiting with friends at Hardee’s and Jack’s and thrived on helping others. He was known for his generosity and witty personality.

Gary is preceded in death by his parents, Ordway and Dixie Curtis; grandparents, James and Pearl Curtis and Oscar and Doris Wilkerson; and brother-in-law, David McClung.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 57 years, Charlotte “Diane” Curtis; sister, Marsha (Dennis) Strobel; special friend, Bobby Blevins; his pet “children” Dixie, Max, Red and Brandy; many cousins and dear friends.

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A graveside service will be held at Tucker Chapel Cemetery in Leesburg, AL. on Saturday, December 9, 2023, at 1:00pm EST/12:00 noon Central with Rev. Dawlon Conkle officiating.

The family will receive friends on Friday, December 8th from 3:00pm – 8:00pm at Lane Funeral Home and Crematory in Rossville, GA


December 8, 2023

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lane Funeral Home and Crematory-South Crest
833 Chickamauga Ave
Rossville, GA 30741

Graveside Service
December 9, 2023

12:00 PM
Tucker's Chapel UMC Cemetery
County Road 47
Ft. Payne, AL 35957


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