Thomas Curtis Obituary
 
In Memory of

Thomas Lee "Skyhawk" Curtis

January 29, 1951 - December 2, 2017
Obituary

Waynesville-Thomas Lee “Skyhawk” Curtis, 66, went to be with the Lord from his home on Saturday, December 2, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. Tom was born in Haywood County on January 29, 1951, to the late Frank and Mildred Messer Curtis. Tom was a very helpful and giving man. He was active in the American Legion, Post 47, American Legion Riders (Director), the VFW, and Folkmoot. Tom was a substitute teacher and bus driver with Haywood County Schools. He graduated from Tuscola High School and Gardner-Webb University. Tom honorably served his country in Vietnam while in the US Air Force and was a former NC State...

Waynesville-Thomas Lee “Skyhawk” Curtis, 66, went to be with the Lord from his home on Saturday, December 2, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. Tom was born in Haywood County on January 29, 1951, to the late Frank and Mildred Messer Curtis. Tom was a very helpful and giving man. He was active in the American Legion, Post 47, American Legion Riders (Director), the VFW, and Folkmoot. Tom was a substitute teacher and bus driver with Haywood County Schools. He graduated from Tuscola High School and Gardner-Webb University. Tom honorably served his country in Vietnam while in the US Air Force and was a former NC State Trooper.



In addition to his parents, Tom was preceded in death by a sister, Darlene Curtis Jolley.



Tom is survived by his wife Rhonda “Morning Star” Curtis; stepsons C. Travis Hyatt, II, Cory Carlson, and Josh Carlson; brother Skipper Curtis and his wife, Janice; sister Donna Rodgers and her husband, Sonny; uncle and aunt Joseph and Jane Curtis; and several nieces and nephews.



The memorial service scheduled for Sunday, December 10, has been postponed. A new date and time will be announced.



Memorial contributions may be made to American Legion Riders, Post 47 at 171 Legion Dr. Waynesville, NC 28786.



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