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Thomas Howard Curtis Jr.
Thomas Howard Curtis Jr.

Thomas Howard Curtis Jr., 88, left this life Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. He was born in Philadelphia, Pa., Feb. 28, 1928, to the late Thomas and Agnes Curtis.

Tommy will be remembered for his soft-spoken spirit, tender heart and love for his family. He leaves to cherish his memories his wife of 64 years, Ethel Braxton Curtis of Yorktown, Va.; son, Thomas Howard Curtis III, of Graz, Austria; sister, Marie Foster of Yorktown, Va.; and a host of loving family and friends.

The family will receive guests from 10 to 11:45 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at Shiloh Baptist Church, Yorktown, and will proceed into a celebration of life service immediately thereafter beginning at noon. Burial will follow in Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in the name of Thomas Howard Curtis Jr. toward the purchase of a brick at Shiloh Baptist Church.