John Robert (Rob) Curtis, Jr.

Published 10:39 pm Tuesday, August 31, 2021

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John Robert (Rob) Curtis, Jr., born in Troy, AL on 12/07/1960; died in Foley, AL on 08/20/2021.

As a member of an Air Force family, Rob attended schools in several states, Guam and Germany.  Rob was a golfer and he began to show potential by winning the base tournament at Anderson AFB at age 14.  He was a solid player on both his Illinois and Florida high school teams.  He graduated from Satellite Beach High, class of 1979.  He continued his education as a member of the golf team at the University of Arizona.

Rob was retired from Swift Transportation as an OTR driver to Gulf Shores/Foley, AL.  Rob loved dogs, especially Peanuts, Sleepy and Savannah.  Often, he would be seen walking and ball playing with homeless pups at the nearest animal shelter exercise yard.

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Happy and healthy, he was attacked by the SARS-coV-2 virus and after three weeks of suffering, was murdered by Covid-19.

He is survived by his father, John Robert (Bob or Bobby) Curtis, Troy, AL; mother, Cornelia A Morrison (Cam) Giese, Laughlin, NV; brother Charles Bradford (Brad) Curtis, Troy, AL.

Services will be private.  Everyone loves a good guy and Rob was a really good guy!