Curtis Todd Whitt
Curtis Todd Whitt
  • November 10, 1986 - August 15, 2017
  • Denver, Texas

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Curtis Todd Whitt of Grand Prairie, Texas- Curtis was born on November 10, 1986 in Arlington, Texas and passed away on Tuesday, August 15 in Denver at the age of 30. He spent most of his youth in Grand Prairie, Texas. He played youth and school sports including baseball, football, track and field, basketball and soccer. He graduated from South Grand Prairie High School, where he participated in many activities, most notably band. Curtis was a trumpet player and served as a drum major his senior year.

Many of Curtis' activities and friends revolved around his church family at CrossPoint Church of Christ, formerly Turnpike Church of Christ. He participated in a variety of programs with his youth group. For ten years he participated in Leadership Training for Christ in speech, Bible bowl, signing for the deaf, chorus, drama and puppets. He enjoyed summer treks to Camp Blue Haven in New Mexico and Camp LuJo. Curtis placed his faith in Jesus Christ and was baptized on January 1, 1998.

Curtis was good natured, had a great sense of humor, and was fun loving. He was quite fond of pranks and mischievous behavior from the time he could walk--ask his sister. Family and friends were important to him and he enjoyed spending time with both.

Curtis is preceded in death by his grandfather, Wesley D. Whitt, of Malakoff, Texas. He is survived by his parents, Todd and Nita Whitt of Grand Prairie, sister Kayla Whitt of Grand Prairie, grandparents Ronnie and June Parker of Weatherford and Shirley Scribner of Abilene. Also aunts and uncles Mike and Dawn Sutherland of Benbrook, Cliff and Pat Parker of Fort Worth, Brenda Schrader of Hurst, and Glenn and Cindy Byers of Abilene, cousins Alexis, Estee, Rachel, Kristen, Haley, Julia, Paul, Matt, Ellen, Ben, Josh, and Amy. He is also survived by his sweet girlfriend, Stephanie Ruger of Syracuse, New York.

Family visitation will be held at the CrossPoint Church of Christ, 3020 Bardin Rd., Grand Prairie, Texas 75052, Sunday, August 20, from 4-6 p.m. and the funeral service will be on Monday, August 21, at 10:00 a.m., also at CrossPoint.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Jeremy and Holly Harrison Adoption fund. Checks should be made out to CrossPoint Church of Christ, in memory of Curtis Whitt.