Richard Lee Curtis, 90, of North Platte passed away Monday, May 6, 2019 at Centennial Park Retirement Village.
He was born on Dec. 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; nine grandsons; 30 great-grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Donna; and sister, Billie Jean Baker.
Memorial services will be on Tuesday, May 14 at 11 a.m. at Carpenter Memorial Chapel, which is in care of arrangements. Private family inurnment will be at the North Platte Cemetery at a later date.
Those wishing to sign the memorial book may do so Monday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Carpenter Memorial Chapel, which is in care of arrangements.
Online condolences may be shared at carpentermemorial.com.