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Joe E. Curtis, Jr.

May 2, 1947 — January 6, 2022

Mr. Joe E. Curtis Jr., age 74 of Murray, Kentucky died Thursday, January 6, 2022, at the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House in Murray, Kentucky.

Mr. Curtis was born on May 2, 1947, in Paris, Kentucky, to the late Joe E. Curtis Sr. and Jimmie Clotfelter Curtis. Joe was a graduate of Bryan Station High School and attended the University of Kentucky. He was a Vietnam Veteran serving as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Air Force. Joe retired after 20 years of service as an Environmental Manager for Vanderbilt Chemical in Murray, Kentucky. Prior to this position, Joe served as a Manager at Kuhlman Electric in Versailles Kentucky for 23 years. Joe's hobbies included a love of dogs, which was evident in his 20 years of rescuing and caring for Golden Retrievers.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Cathy Curtis.

Survivors include his wife, Dianne Bowles Curtis of Murray, Kentucky, they married on December 28, 1974, in Lexington, Kentucky; one brother, Michael Curtis of Lexington, Kentucky; nephew, Kyle Curtis of Crescent City, California.

No public services will be held at this time.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House, 803 Poplar Street, Murray, Kentucky 42071.

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