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Jeffrey LaVaughn Curtis

Jeffrey LaVaughn Curtis

March 8, 1955 - June 20, 2015

Jeffrey LaVaughn Curtis, age 60, of La Plata, Missouri, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, Missouri.

Born March 8, 1955 in Kirksville, Missouri, he was the son of Ray Junior and Mary B. (Jenkins) Curtis. On June 24, 1978 in La Plata, Missouri he was united in marriage to Arthythe Williams who survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Joshua Curtis and wife Sarah of La Plata, Missouri and Jason Curtis of the home; four brothers, Frank Curtis of La Plata, Missouri, Clifford and Becky Curtis of Glenwood, Iowa, Dennis and Melva Curtis of La Plata, Missouri, and Joe and Cheryl Curtis of La Plata, Missouri; one sister, Mary Prough and John Long of La Plata, Missouri; three grandchildren, Logan, Christian, and Isabella Curtis; several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and many friends.

His parents preceded him in death.

Jeff was a 1973 graduate of La Plata High School. He retired from BNSF Railroad after 25 years of service. Jeff worked 8 years at Pleasant Valley, Missouri before returning to La Plata. He worked the past 7 years for Kraft Foods in Kirksville, Missouri. He was a member of the La Plata Baptist Church. Jeff loved hunting and fishing and especially loved spending time with his family.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Travis Funeral Chapel in La Plata, Missouri. Burial will be in the La Plata Cemetery.

Visitation will be Friday, June 26, 2015 with the family receiving friends from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials in memory of Jeffrey LaVaughn Curtis may be made to the Jeffrey LaVaughn Curtis Memorial Fund. They may be sent to or left at Travis Funeral Chapel, 125 S. Church St., La Plata, Missouri 63549.

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