Aden Lane Curtis, 9, loving brother, son and friend, was called home to the arms of the Lord on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. Surrounded by his family, he left this Earth to join his family in heaven. Funeral: 1 p.m. Saturday at Turning Point Church, 10700 Old Burleson Road, Fort Worth. Following the service, the family will accept friends at River Ranch in the Fort Worth Stockyards for a reception. Interment: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Memorials: Expressions of sympathy may be made to the All Church Home or Cook Children's Cardiac Unit/Child Life Unit. Aden was born April 18, 2003, in Fort Worth. He was a student at Westcliff Elementary, in the second grade. Aden's passions were food, friends and entertaining. He was a joy to be around, with a smile that would light the room and laughter that was contagious. We will miss him dearly. Survivors: Parents, Chad Curtis and Julia Mendoza; brothers, Landon and Brayden Curtis; maternal grandmother, Erma Contreras-Hill and husband, Jeff; grandfather, Steve Mendoza; paternal grandmother, Dorothy Curtis Norman and husband, Jr.; great-grandparents, Carmen Martinez, Mimi Curtis and Maria Mendoza; uncles and aunts, Steve and Crystal Mendoza, Robert Alviar and Brad and Ligia Curtis; cousins, Evan, Gabriel, Faith, Heavynn, Anevay, Esmeralda, Joann, Brianna and Bradley; and numerous other family and friends whose lives he touched.