Curtis's journey through this life ended on Oct. 13, 2016, after 87 years. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. today, Oct. 17, 2016, at National Cemetery, with Rev. Bill Harvey officiating. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Please make memorials or contributions to St Jude Children's Hospital or to Hospice of Chattanooga. Visit www.hamiltonfuneraloptions.com to share words of condolences to the family. Arrangements are by Hamilton Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 4506 Hixson Pike. This obituary was originally published in the Chattanooga Times Free Press.