robert curtis
Robert L. "Bob" Curtis, 61, of Kingwood, TX, formerly of Weirton, WV, died Sunday, July 24, 2016 at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.. Pittsburgh, PA. Born on May 11, 1955, in Weirton, Bob was a son of the late Dana D. and Kathryn Tingler Curtis. He was also preceded in death a step grandson, William "Liam" Franklin Peoples. With 28 years of service, Bob retired from Weirton Steel where he served as a conductor on the railroad. He was currently serving as a committee volunteer for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and was very active volunteer in Ronald McDonald House Charities in Houston TX. He was a former member of the First Christian Church, Weirton; a member of the LaPort Community Church, Gold Wing Road Riders Association, the Rocking Horse Riders, and the Special Rodeo, a rodeo for special needs children. He will always be remembered for his willingness to help others. Bob is survived by his wife Deborah (Williams) Curtis of Kingwood, TX, ; daughters Christina M. Curtis , and Melissa M. Curtis both of Imperial, PA Darcy Crawford and Staci Peoples (William) all of Kingwood, TX; a grandson, Asher Peoples brother, Darrell E. Curtis (Angelina) of Weirton; nieces Alexis Curtis, Danielle Gajtka (Terry), Darci Dubrasky (Jason), Cheri Parks (David), Lee Ann and Tammy Lansford; 2 nephews, Darrick and Tommy Curtis; great-nieces Kaeleen Bruce, and Madelyn Dubrasky; great-nephews Dacoda Curtis, Colton, Dominic and Lucas Dubrasky;. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 6-8 PM Wednesday at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton where funeral services will be celebrated 11 AM Thursday. The Reverend Kevin Bowers will officiate. Interment will follow in Chestnut Ridge Cemetery, Florence, PA. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ronald McDonald House 1907 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030. Share tributes and memories at 304-748-3219.

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  1. We are going to miss you dearly my friend! Although we know you are in a better place and not in any pain any longer the HLSR Baytown/Highlands Houston Metro Go Texan Committee has a hole in its heart with you gone! I am so glad that I was able to help fulfill one of your wishes this past year at rodeo! ­čÖé Rest in Peace my Friend!

  2. Bob you will be missed! Such a great guy to be around always willing to help others, even when you needed help your self! Condolences to the family! Sincerely Cody and Dana

  3. To Darrell Curtis and the rest of Bob’s family. It is of great sadness to hear of Bob’s passing – too young! Prays to him and to you dealing with the pain of Bob’s passing.:( ­čÖü ­čÖü

  4. To the Family of Bob,

    I send my deepest condolences for your loss. Bob was a good friend and he will be sorely missed by all that he touched!!! May God wrap his loving arms around all of you and give you strength during these sad times!!! RIP my friend!!!

  5. Hi I’m Lisa frm Baytown Tx…i meet Bob thru Kookie n a few months later i became his neighbor above in apts…i hv story abt my neighbors here but I’ll tell it later….my condolences to Debbie n the family…he always talked-about the children…who n what he was gaining… R. I. P BOB

  6. Christina and Melissa, I am so sorry for your loss. Robert was a very good guy. He really did want to comfort others. I remember when my cousin, Sina Mae’s husband passed away in the mill, your Dad (they were also neighbors) went with the men from the mill to tell her of Tom’s passing. Thinking of you.

  7. My heart goes out two you both God will wrap his arms around him and his family heaven got another angel ??

  8. Mr. Bob was such a bright light in our lives while we lived at RMH. He followed my son long after his treatment was finished. He smile and kindness will always be remember as a true blessing at a very dark time in our lives. We will be greatly missed. Sending our deepest condolences Jesica, Nick, Tre and Dominic Simpson.

  9. We pray for peace for you all. Maddie and I will always treasure our friendship with you both. Thoughts and Prayers Mary and Madeline Burke

  10. Dear Debbie & Family, May the comforting words from friends and family sustain you. Please know I will keep you in my thoughts.

  11. May God give you peace, comfort and strength as you go thru this time of transition. May your time of mourning be short and your celebration of life be eternal. May the memories of Bob warm your heart and fill you with love and joy as you remember the time that God allowed you to have with Bob. And please know that heaven did rejoice as it received it’s newest member. The angels sang with the host of heaven as all welcomed Bob with open arms and love as he was escorted thru the heavenly gate. Peace be with you.

  12. Debbie, sorry about your loss, Bob was a great person, I did not know him real well, Walter knew him better than I. He is in a much better place, and he is not suffering anymore.

  13. Debbie I am so sorry for your loss. Bob was loved by many as he touched many many lives and hearts. I called him the gentle giant… a big guy with an even bigger heart. He suffers no more. As Bob rest peacefully in our Heavenly Father’s arms, I pray for you and the family for strength, comfort, and peace. My granddaughter and I met Bob at RMH Houston and he saw to it she went to as many rodeo shows that she could. She won her battle as her suffering ended 2 years ago. Mandisa and Bob both won. Mandisa’s Mom, my daughter, taught me to see it that way. Though we never met, you and I, I feel your pain. Know that you are loved. Rene Derrick

  14. I am so sorry for your loss. Bob was a wonderful person.. May he rest in peace. I will keep him in my prayers.

  15. Sending love along with my thoughts & prayers to the entire family. May your strength n happy memories of Bob hold your family together at this time & hold him in your hearts forever.

  16. I am so sorry Debbie for your loss, words can not express the way I feel for your pain, know my dear girl you and your family are in my prayer’s.

  17. Deepest sympathy Deb & family. May God’s Love be a great comfort at this time of loss. .Love & Prayers!

  18. Bob never asked for anything for him self. He all ways asked what he could do for you, He was a true friend to all he meet. He will be missed by all he touched. Bob was very special man to me. He called me the morning he was to get his transplant. It was early that morning. I told him I was on my way.. He said you don’t need to come here I will be OK. I showed up with in the hour. He says I cant be leave you came. He would have been there for me as he all ways was. A true man of his word. I will for ever miss him. I rode many miles with Bob on motorcycles & shared many more story’s. He was a great man. I love you Bob. RIP.

  19. Debbie, I am so sorry. I will keep you and the family in my prayers. As a child, I grew up living next door to Robert. We had so many good times growing up together. May GOD keep his hands on you.

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