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Lloyd Eugene (Gene) Curtis, Sr., 77, Columbia, KY (1946-2023)

Lloyd Eugene "Gene" Curtis, Sr., of Columbia, died on Monday, January 23, 2023 at his home. He was 77 years old.

Funeral service for Gene and Lynn Curtis will be held at 11amCT on Friday, January 27, 2023 at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Paul Patton officiating. Burial will follow in Columbia Cemetery.

Visitation is requested after 5pmCT on Thursday.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Mae "Lynn" Curtis on Thursday, January 19, 2023. He formerly for Jennings County, Indiana, Water Company and Cox Interior. He was an accomplished musician and was an excellent handyman

Survivors include:
  • Three children - Mary Kaye Graham of Columbia, Lloyd Eugene Curtis, Jr. and Lori Ann Back both of North Vernon, Indiana
  • Two brothers-in-law - Jim A. Patton and Willie Patton both of Columbia
  • Two sisters-in-law - Rosemary Harmon and Starr Tweedy both of Columbia
  • Eight grandchildren - Amy Lynn Nichols, Mary Ellen Howard, Tyler, Britney, Baylee, Chrissy, Dalton and Wesley Curtis, Justin Back
  • Eight great-grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends
Casket Bearers: Jesse Howard, Dalton Curtis, Sam Patton, Justin Back, Joey Ray, Austin Nichols, Jimmy Harmon

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

This story was posted on 2023-01-24 15:23:03
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Gene Curtis, Sr., 77, Columbia, KY (1946-2023)

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