Lyman Israel Curtis

December 06, 1909
- July 07, 2005

DEXTER - Lyman Israel Curtis, 95, died July 7, 2005, at a Dexter health-care facility. He was born Dec. 6, 1909, in Lowell, the son of Herbert and Gladys (McKenney) Curtis. He served in the U.S. Army in North Africa during World War II, and was a member of the American Legion in Milo. Lyman was also an active member of the Dexter Pentecostal Church. He worked in the woods, worked as a mason tender and later retired from Eastland Woolen Mill in Corinna. As the oldest resident of Dexter, he was a recipient of the Boston Post Cane. He is survived by four sons, the Rev. Lyman Curtis Jr. and his wife, Patricia and Raymond Curtis and his wife, Bonnie, all of Dexter, the Rev. David Curtis and his wife, Deborah, of Surry, British Columbia, and James Curtis of Waterville; four daughters, Grace Giles and her husband, Herbert, and Carla Curtis, all of Dexter, Jackie Campbell and her husband, Galen, of Guilford, and Rhoda White of Dexter; 15 grandchildren; nine great- grandchildren; and three nephews. Burial will be in the Corinna Center Cemetery, Corinna. Those who wish may make donations to the Dexter Pentecostal Church, 48 Railroad Ave., Dexter, ME 04930 to help the family with expenses.

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