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Col. Oiver W. Curtis

Col. Oliver W. Curtis

January 5, 2014

Col. Oliver William Curtis (USMC RET.), 92, of Cape Coral, Florida passed away on January 5, 2014 at Gulf Coast Village. He had been a resident of Cape Coral since 1968, formerly from Alexandria, VA. Mr. Curtis was born on March 14, 1921 to parents, Roy E. and Lillie M. Curtis in Beggs, Oklahoma. He proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corp. during WWII, the Korean Conflict, and served in the Vietnam War as a helicopter pilot. He retired from the Marines after 23 years of service.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 55 years, Rose Curtis in 2012.

He will be dearly missed by his daughters, Karen S. Huston, of Cape Coral,FL and Jennie L. Curtis of Fort Myers, FL; as well as two grandsons, Geoffrey and Bradley Huston of Michigan; and sister in law, Florence LaFlam of Cape Coral, FL.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 11:00AM at the Fuller Metz Funeral Chapel on Del Prado Avenue in Cape Coral. Interment will follow at Coral Ridge Cemetery. Please visit www.fullermetz for online condolences and details.

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Published in The News-Press on Jan. 8, 2014
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