Ricky Lowell Curtis

November 17, 1952 - May 11, 2021

Obituary For Ricky Lowell Curtis

Ricky Curtis, 68, of Raleigh, NC went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 11th.

Ricky went to Walland High School in Walland, TN. He served in the US Navy from May 4th, 1970 to May 21, 1972 aboard the USS Midway and USS Hancock during the Vietnam War.

He is preceded in death by his wife Debbie; parents James Homer and Ora Bell Curtis; brothers Bobby, Jimmy, Oscar, Mikey, Tommy, and William Curtis; sister Margaret Curtis; sisters-in-law Barbara Curtis and Ruth Curtis; and brother-in-law Larry Cummings.

He is survived by his son Jason Curtis; daughter and son-in-law Lacey and Darrell Austin; daughter and son-in-law Shanna and Cam Walsh; grandsons David Philbeck II, Maddox and Grayson Bean; granddaughter Layla Philbeck II; sister-in-law Annette Cable; sisters Evelyn Cummings, Sheila and Debbie Curtis; brothers Charles “Bucky” and Danny Curtis; special friend Ben Cooper; and several nieces and nephews.

Cremation services by Renaissance Funeral Home, Raleigh, NC.

A memorial and celebration of Ricky’s life will be held at a later date in Maryville, TN.



Celebration of Life Service

02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Rio East Church
1412 E. Broadway Ave.
Maryville, TN 37804
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May God be with your family during this time and forever more. Ricky was an incredible man who left a mark on many, many people during his life and even after his life. I'm beyond grateful to have met him and his family. We love you Ricky! ~Kayla Beth & Grayson~
- Kayla Beth

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