RICK CURTIS, a resident of Berryville, was born Dec. 4, 1954, in Fresno, Calif., a son of James L. and Mildred (Throop) Curtis. He died Friday, March 16, 2007, in Berryville, at the age of 52.
Rick was a sanitizer in the poultry business and owned a tree trimming service.
On July 14, 1979, he was united in marriage with Vicky Johnson, who survives him of the home. He is also survived by one daughter, Jamie Curtis of Green Forest; one grandson, Gavin Lee Snodgrass of Green Forest; his mother, Mildred Wright of Berryville; his father and mother-in-law, Willard and Loretta Johnson of Blue Eye, Mo.; four brothers, Johnnie Curtis, Russell Wright, Gary Wright, and Bill Wright; three sisters, Linda Sparks, Patti Vehmann, and Rita Olsen; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his Father, James Curtis, and his step-father, John Wright.
Graveside services were held Monday, March 19, 2007, at the Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery with Brother Dean Smith officiating. Interment followed in the Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial Donations may be made to the Rick Curtis Memorial Fund at the First National Bank of Berryville, 305 Public Square, Berryville, AR 72616. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.