Richard Lee Curtis, age 90 of North Platte, passed away May 6, 2019 at Centennial Park Retirement Village. He was born on December 14, 1928 to William and Helma (Jung) Curtis at North Platte. Richard graduated from North Platte High School in 1946.
He worked as a machinist and was united in marriage to Donna Prowett on April 17, 1948. To this union a son, Tom and daughter, Sherry were born. Dick worked at Cornhusker International as a traveling mechanic and later bought into the business. He finished his career as a salesman for Nebraska Tractor.
Survivors include his son, Tom (Deanna) Curtis; daughter, Sherry (Fred) Dircksen; 9 grandsons; 30 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Donna; and a sister, Billie Jean Baker.
Memorial services will be 11:00 am Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Carpenter Memorial Chapel. Private family inurnment will be at the North Platte Cemetery at a later date. Those wishing to sign the memorial book may do so from 9am to 5pm Monday at Carpenter Memorial Chapel which is in care of arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at www.carpentermemorial.com