William Lee “Bill” Curtis, 74, of Shippensburg, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, July 20, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.
Born Wednesday, Jan. 17, 1945, in Chambersburg, he was the son of the late William Osinger and Hazel Marie Pisle Curtis.
Bill was a 1964 graduate of the Shippensburg Area Senior High School. He retired in 1998 from Letterkenny Army Depot where he worked as a sandblaster with 25 years of service.
He was a member of the Mainsville Church, Shippensburg.
Bill was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose #842, Chambersburg.
He was a former firefighter, and loved hunting, fishing, and mowing his grass.
Bill is survived by his wife of 49 years, Sondra J. “Sandy” Christman Curtis, whom he married May 29, 1970; two daughters, Missy L. Curtis and Nita R. Gibbons, both of Shippensburg; one son, Mark A. (Dawn) Curtis, Chambersburg; two granddaughters, Amanda L. Curtis, Shippensburg, and Samantha J. Curtis, Chambersburg; one great-grandson, Dakota A. Shank, Shippensburg; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, LaShell Curtis, who passed away in 1973.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 25, 2019, in the Mainsville Church, 1354 Mainsville Road, Shippensburg, with the Revs. Donald L. Herb and Robert L. Mentzer officiating. Burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery.
A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, in the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium Inc., and also one hour prior to the service Thursday, in the church.
Online condolences may be expressed at: www.fogelsanger-brickerfuneralhome.com.