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Curtis Washington was born on December 11, 1925, in Leesburg, Mississippi, to Alice and I.D. Washington, and was raised in Lima, Ohio. He was married to his loving wife, Doris M. (Williams) Washington for over 50 years, who affectionately called him "Wash."
He was a proud veteran, having served for many years in several branches of the armed forces including the Navy and Air Force. He fought in the Second World War as well as Korean War, retiring as a staff-sergeant. He traveled the world while working as a mechanic for Bell Helicopter, and then worked many years for the United States Postal Service.
He was a member of The Way, The Truth and The Life Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), formerly known as Denley Drive Christian Church in Dallas, Texas. He served the church in many areas as one of the Trustees, an Elder and an overall caretaker for the church. The church is truly grateful for the wonderful times that were shared with our beloved member.
On January 8, 2018, Curtis Washington was reunited with his parents, Alice and I.D. Washington; his wife, Doris M. (Williams) Washington; six brothers, Eddie, Jearlee, Jessie, Lonnie, Johnnie and Jerry Washington; a sister, Irene Fields; and his stepmother, Mattie Lee (Session) Washington.
Survivors include one brother, James (Kim) Washington, of Chicago, Illinois, and three sisters, Dovie (Lewis) Matthews and Tina Hayes, both of Brooklyn, New York, and Patricia Batchelor of Elida, Ohio; god-daughter, Cecilia Criner of Dallas, Texas; a god-grandson, Jerryon Christian of Dallas, Texas; and many other relatives and friends.