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Cecil Lee Curtis, 92, of Rockport

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, KY - Cecil Lee Curtis, 92, of Rockport, passed away Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 3:20PM at Ohio County Hospital. Mr. Curtis was born September 21, 1919 in Echols to the late Ed and Dorcie Heflin Curtis. He was an Army-Air Corp veteran of World War II, a member of Rockport Baptist Church, and was retired from Peabody-Ken Mine. He was preceded in death by his wife of 72 years, Imogene Welborn Curtis in 2011; eight brothers; and five sisters.

Survivors include his son, Ronald Lee Curtis; daughter Peggy (Billy) Pendley; grandchildren Susan Hewatt, Chris Curtis, and John Jon (Tabby) Pendley; four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; brother James (Bette) Curtis of Rockport; sister-in-law Joan Curtis of Beaver Dam; brother-in-law Charles Grant of Louisville; his caregiver, Teresa Joines and family; and extended family and friends.

Funeral services will be Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 1:00PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Bro. Bob Milburn and Don Dossett officiating. Burial in Echols Cemetery in Ohio County. Visitation will be Friday from 5-8PM at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Rockport Baptist Church, P.O. Box 56, Rockport, KY 42369. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.

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