John Louis Curtiss, Sr. age 91, of LaFollette passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021. He was a member of First Baptist Church LaFollette and a United States Korean Navy Veteran. He was a retired distributor for Tom’s Potato Chips Company. Preceded in death by wife, Betty Jean McCullah Curtiss; parents, Louis and Margaret Carnegie Curtiss; brothers, Joseph and Louis Curtiss and sister, Shirley Smith.


Daughter: Debra Bailey

Son: John Curtiss and wife Carolina

Grandchildren: Lori Bailey and Candice West

Great grandchildren: Gabriel and Cory

Brothers: Bill Curtiss and Jimmy Curtiss

Sisters: Edie Thoman, Mary Logerwell and Peggy Cavevari

Several nieces, nephews and a host of many friends

Family will receive friends 12 Noon to 2 PM Monday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home.  Funeral Service 2 PM Monday at Cross-Smith Chapel with Rev. Norma Welch officiating. Interment to follow at Woodlawn Cemetery with Military Honors by Campbell County Honor Guard.

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Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home