Curtis Ray Honeycutt
1942 - 2018
BORN
1942
DIED
2018
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Curtis Ray Honeycutt

Madisonville, TN

Curtis "Curt" Ray Honeycut - age 76, born February 6, 1942, passed away on August 17th, 2018 in Madisonville at the home of his brother and sister in law, Jim and Dixie Honeycutt. His permanent residence was Avon, North Carolina where he and his wife, Carolyn, had resided for 14 years prior to returning to East Tennessee. He loved his country, was patriotic and proudly served 24 years in The United States Navy, retiring as a Senior Chief on June 30, 1984, completing 21 patrols on 4 submarines, the Tecumseh, the Ray (Plank Owner), the Edison and the Pulaski. He was proud of his naval career and enjoyed remembering and sharing stories about his many years under the deep blue sea defending our nation. Upon his retirement from the Navy, he was employed by and retired from EG&G in Tooele, Utah. He and his wife then moved to Avon, NC, remaining close to the ocean where Curt enjoyed taking his pet, Sam, for walks on the beach. He was loved and admired in his Outer Banks community as someone who was always there to lend a helping hand no matter what the need might be. He had a huge heart for people and animals. He was an avid reader especially enjoying books about The Civil War and history. He is preceded in death by his parents, Casteen Honeycutt and Willie Edgar Honeycutt; sisters, Louise Russell and Yvonne Smith. He leaves to mourn his passing; wife of 55 years, Carolyn Honeycutt; sons, Willie Edgar (Will) Honeycutt (wife Holly), James Leonard (Jim) Honeycutt; daughter, Cassandra Honeycutt Perez (husband Robert); grandchildren, Heather McCarl (husband Taylor) and Raymone Perez; brothers, R.L. and Jim (wife Dixie); sisters, Juanita Deaver (husband Steve), Phyllis Simpson (husband Butch) and Brenda Moore (husband Tom) and his beloved pet, Sam.

Receiving of friends will be held Sunday, August 19, 2018 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Mynatt Funeral Home, Fountain City with funeral service to follow, Rev. Charlie Hyder officiating. Burial will be 2:00 p.m. Monday at Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Rocky Top.

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Published by Knoxville News Sentinel from Aug. 18 to Aug. 19, 2018.
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His friends and shipmates aboard USS RAY will always remember him. He was an excellent submariner, steady and unflappable. Each of us respected him.

Bruce Arsenault, Ray & Eva Morales, Gail & Barbara Litten, George Gillespie, Bill Dawson, Ken & Sylvia Hicks, Bob & Judy Mhoon, Jack Kohout, Frank Spangenberg, Richard Melville, Dan Miller, Sam Merrey,, Walker Hughes, Thomas Rossa, Charles Ragan, Mike Vituszynski, Reid Smith, Charlie Dahl, Chris Norton, Charles Jett, Art Thompson, Al & Cecily Kelln, William B Burnette, Cliff Mickett, Raymond Umstead, John and Kay Cox, Don Berg, Bob LaDuke, Mose Ramieh, Owen & Dolores Carlson.
August 22, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Tanya Oskanian
August 21, 2018
Our hearts are sadden with the loss of our friend Curt. Know he is in a wonderful place makes it a little easier.
Hatteras will not be the same without him.
We will keep Carolyn and the family in our prayers.
Dianne & Harry McCord
August 21, 2018
You have my deep sympathy for your brothers death. I often think of you and Dixie, please call me or come by. Bill Woodrick
Bill Woodrick
Friend
August 20, 2018
On behalf of the United States Submarine Veterans (USSVI), I offer our sincere condolences on Curtis' passing. You and your loved ones are in our thoughts and prayers. We are forever grateful for Curtis' service to our country in the U.S. Submarine Service. To our Brother of the Phin we say, Sailor, rest your oar. We have the watch. May you rest in peace and may God bless your loved ones who remain. Thank you for your service to our country.

"Now may the Lord of peace Himself give you peace always in every way" 2 Thess 3:16

Curtis Ray Honeycutt STSC(SS), US Navy, Now on Eternal Patrol.
Fair Winds and Following Seas Shipmate.

Bill Dixon, National Chaplain United States Submarine Veterans, USSVI.
Bill Dixon
August 19, 2018
May God rest his soul and give his family and friends the strength to hold up for his parting till we all meet with Lord
Fuad Dihu
August 18, 2018
My deepest condolences for such a great man! Although you have lost the battle you have won the war and now you rest in Gods arms. It was a privilege to have known you and your presence has definitely made a impression in my own life. May God bless and carry each of you as you grieve such an amazing man.
SaRama
August 18, 2018
My deepest condolences for your family's loss. May the God of all comfort bring you peace and hope during these difficult times. Jeremiah 29:11
August 18, 2018
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