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Obituary for Howard Sherrel Curtis

Howard Sherrel Curtis, 80, retired letter carrier, loving husband and father, went home to be with his Lord on October 10, 2020. Funeral services are Tuesday, October 13 at 5:00 p.m. at Midlothian Funeral Home with Minister and friend Brady Cook officiating. Burial will be October 16 at 9:00a.m. at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. Son of Howard Lee Curtis and Opal Duffer Curtis, he was born at home May 19, 1940 in Greenville, Texas. He married Sandra Joyce Grant on November 25, 1965 in Midlothian, Texas. Mr. Curtis worked for Pollock Paper Company (later St. Regis) for over twenty years before starting his second career as a U.S. Postal Service letter carrier for another 20 years. Mr. Curtis was a faithful Christian who worshipped with the saints wherever he lived, including Kiestview church of Christ in Oak Cliff, Whispering Hills church of Christ in Duncanville, Hillside church of Christ in Greenville, and Westside church of Christ in Irving. Survivors include his wife of almost 55 years of Midlothian, a daughter, Sheri Curtis of Bedford, TX, a son, James Curtis of De Soto, TX, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, his mother, and his brother, Dennis Joe Curtis. Memorials may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation. *Face Masks will be required for services at Midlothian Funeral Home and DFW National Cemetery.