Cloyd Thomas Curtis, age 74, died August 2, 1994 at his home.

He was born August 11, 1919 in Leslie, Idaho to Joseph and Lida May Cole Curtis.He married Beulah Thomson July 5, 1939 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Cloyd was a loving father of four boys and a devoted husband. He worked hard all his life in the masonry contracting business, teaching his boys how to work and the masonry trade. Many houses, chapels and buildings in the Salt Lake area are evidence of his work. He loved to go camping with his family, enjoyed fishing, hunting, golf and gardening. He was most noted for his skills as a fisherman, no fish being safe when he used garden hackle. He was an active member of the LDS Church. He served as a bishop, member of bishopric, High Councilman, missionary, guide at the South Jordan LDS Temple and in many other callings. Cloyd will always be remembered for his ready smile, story telling and his love for his wife and family.

He will be missed.

Survivors include his wife of Hurricane; four sons, Gary Cloyd Curtis of Salt Lake City; Dennis Curtis of Toquerville; J. Dale Curtis of Hurricane; Raymond J. Curtis of Salt Lake City; 22 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; three brothers and one sister, Wayne Joseph Curtis, Orrin Francis Curtis, Darrell Berdeen Curtis, and Beverly Mae Curtis, all of the Salt Lake area.

Funeral services will be held Friday, August 5, 1994 at 12 noon, at the Hurricane LDS Stake Center. Friends may call on Thursday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Metcalf Hurricane Valley Mortuary, 140 North Main, and on Friday, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the stake center prior to services. Interment in the Hurricane City Cemetery, directed by the Metcalf Hurricane Valley Mortuary.

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