Mr. Curtiss owned and operated a rock and crystal shop and he was a veteran of the United States Army.
He is survived by one son, Seth Curtiss of Benton; three grandchildren, Steven Chance Curtiss, Anna Marie Curtiss and Collin Ty Curtiss of Benton, and one sister, Barbara Tully of Lawrence, Kansas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene Curtiss and Ann Buswell Curtiss.
Graveside memorial services were held Saturday, April 14, at Marshall County Memory Gardens. Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home and Crematory is handling the arrangements.