John "Ed" Edward Curtis

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Roller-McNutt Funeral Home
801 8th Avenue
Conway, AR  72032
Sunday, July 25, 2021
6-8 P.M.
Service Schedule
Funeral Service
Enola Church of Christ
253 AR 107
Enola, AR  72047
Monday, July 26, 2021
10 A.M.
Cemetery
Crestlawn Memorial Park
472 Hwy 64 East
Conway, AR  72032
John "Ed" Edward Curtis

of Enola, AR

November 1, 1935 - July 22, 2021

Mr. John Edward "Ed" Curtis, 85, of Enola, Arkansas passed away Thursday, July 22, 2021 on his farm. John was born to the late Vernon Curtis and Othel Heffington McCaig in Enola, Arkansas on Friday, November 1, 1935.

Mr. Curtis spent 48 years in the trucking industry, working with Fox-Symthe Trucking and Wal-Mart Trucking for 36 and 12 years, respectively. John was a member of Enola Church of Christ. He enjoyed cutting wood, taking care of his cows, building fences, telling trucking stories from the road. John especially loved spending time with his grandchildren and family get-togethers.

Left to cherish his memory are his son; Denis Curtis (Angela), his daughter; Novela Leach (Alan), five grandchildren; Will Leach (Erin), Whitney Hayes (Clint), Brad Curtis (Megan), Wesley Leach, Amanda Head (Jimmy), seven great-grandchildren; Eli Leach, Brayden Curtis, Mayven Curtis, Harlynn Hayes, Kylie Head, Jay Head, Hayes Head, one brother; Dan Curtis, of California, two sisters; Mary Ann Bennett, of St. Louis, Missouri, Patsy Warren of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, two sisters in law; Melba Sanders of South Bend, Indiana, Doris Sanders of Mt. Vernon, Arkansas, and a special friend; Ima Ruth Poczik.

John is preceded in death by his parents; his wife (the love of his life), Betty Sue Curtis, step father (who raised him) William McCaig, and one brother; Sam Curtis.

Visitation for Mr. Curtis will be Sunday, July 25, 2021 at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home from 6-8 P.M. Funeral Services will be Monday, July 26, 2021 at Enola Church of Christ at 10 A.M. Burial will follow at Crestlawn Memorial Park. Brothers David Heffington and Noah Icenhour will officiate.

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24 Condolence(s)
Shane Mitchell
Hot springs, AR
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Thursday, August 19, 2021

Load that dynamite, load that hanging beef ! On the road to Omaha ! Us Fox Sythe drivers can't be beat!
Always loved you! Thanks for all your help!

Deborah Curtis Vercammen
Cottonwood, CA
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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Novella, Denis, and all the rest of his family and loved ones, I too am heartbroken. John was my second cousin and even though I didn’t have a chance to know him before my visit in July 2016, he accepted me with open arms. I loved every moment of my time there. He shared with me so many stories about my kin I never knew. He was the best and I instantly loved him...he was like that. I enjoyed our phone conversations. I am saddened I won’t have another visit with him. He was one of a kind.

Wanda Newland
Enola, AR
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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

I loved your Dad and Mom so much. I will really miss him. He was always there for me and gave me so much encouragement. You all are in heart and prayers. Love you all so much. Wanda Newland

Kenny Schwartz
Jonesboro, AR
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Monday, July 26, 2021

John was a man who was well respected by his fellow drivers at Walmart. He will be missed. Rest in Peace "Ring-eye", your trip is finished.

Raymond Keathley
Conway, AR
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Monday, July 26, 2021

Denis and Novela,
So sorry to hear about Ed, he was a very good man and will be greatly missed. I wasn't able to attend his funeral but if there is anything I could do to help, please let me know. Again, sorry for your loss.

Tony Beene and family
Enola, AR
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Monday, July 26, 2021

Dennis and Novela. So sorry for your loss. Prayers are with everyone.

Jonathan Rea
Conway, AR
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Sunday, July 25, 2021

Novela, Denis and Family,

Sorry to hear of your dad's passing. I remember how much he enjoyed and cared for you all. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Jonathan "Jon" Rea

Dorie and Kenny Perry
Greers Ferry, AR
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Sunday, July 25, 2021

Prayers to all. Mr Curtis was a very special man. He will be truly be missed.

William E. (Ed) McClain
Sherwood, AR
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Sunday, July 25, 2021

Dennis Our prayers are with you and family.

Greg & Mary Garmer
Conway, AR
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Sunday, July 25, 2021

Mr Curtis will be missed by many. We were fond of him. He was a kind caring gentleman. We visited with him, when he had turnip greens to be picked. He always had a joke to tell or a story about family. My mother was Juanita Anthony. She visited with him,and the family history came out. He will be greatly missed, but not forgotten. Remember all the time you have with a loved one, they are a great teacher. We are sorry for your loss. Sincerely, Greg & Mary Garmer

Sandy Heffington McNew
Maumelle, AR
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Sunday, July 25, 2021

Denis and Novella, I loved your daddy so much and he shared stories with me about my parents before I was born. We became very close! Especially when Ola was sick because she relied on him so much! He was very special and was extremely proud of his children!

Sandy Heffington McNew
Maumelle, AR
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Sunday, July 25, 2021

Denis and Novella, I loved your daddy so much and he shared stories with me about my parents before I was born. We became very close! Especially when Ola was sick because she relied on him so much! He was very special and was extremely proud of his children!

Shane a leach
Enola, AR
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Sunday, July 25, 2021

To all the Curtis family. Yall are in my prayers

Cherre Holley
Greenbrier, AR
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Sunday, July 25, 2021

I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for strength and comfort in the days ahead.

William Barnes
McRae, AR
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Saturday, July 24, 2021

Worked with John at Walmart. Good man and good friend.

Rick & Melinda Reynolds
GREENBRIER, AR
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Saturday, July 24, 2021

To the Curtis family, we are so sorry about your loss. Prayers for the family.

James and Martha Woodworth
Conway, AR
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Saturday, July 24, 2021

James best friend

Judy Ussery-swafford
Russellville, AR
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Saturday, July 24, 2021

Dear Novela and Alan,
My heart breaks for the sudden death of your father. I understand the shock you feel. I pray God supplies you with abundant Grace and comfort. Years have past since being around you and Alan but loving memories of you are for a lifetime❤️
Love ya’ll,
Judy

Alan B Poczik & Carol A Poczik
New Buffalo, MI
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Saturday, July 24, 2021

We are really going to miss him. Loved having dinner with him and listening to his stories and jokes.
He was a wonderful man!

Susan & George
Conway, AR
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Saturday, July 24, 2021

Novela & Denis & all the family. We are so sorry for your loss. I know Betty Sue is proud to be reunited with her precious husband. Love ya'll!

Vicki lee
KOSCIUSKO, MS
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Saturday, July 24, 2021

I'm so sorry to hear he was a good man he will be missed

Mr & Mrs Vincent and Debra Poczik Sr
North Palm Beach, FL
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Saturday, July 24, 2021

Ed was a great person with a wonderful sense of humor. We enjoyed his company whenever we were visiting. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
In loving memory,
Vince and Debbie Poczik

Scott Heffington
Little Rock, AR
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Saturday, July 24, 2021

Novela and Denis, I am so sorry for your loss. Ed was a wonderful man and I know you are heartbroken.
I remember him as always cutting up and having a good time. He was so good to stop and check on Mom.
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families!!!

Karen and Drew Lovelady and Verlee Covington
Enola, AR
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Saturday, July 24, 2021

Prayers for all the family. He was a great man and will be missed.