Curtis Daniel “Curt” Lee


Curtis Daniel “Curt” Lee, 62, of Bedford, died Thursday, June 25, 2015, at his residence.

Born Dec. 17, 1952 in Lawrence County, he was the son of Charles Daniel and Mary Edith Bennett Lee. He married Linda Jill Shook on Dec. 16, 1973, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 23, 2013.

He retired from NWSC Crane and was an engineer for Tri-Star Engineering. He was a member of First Christian Church, where he served as an elder. He also was a member of Indiana Ducks Unlimited serving as state chairman and state treasurer. He served as chairman of Hoosier Hills Chapter of Ducks Unlimited and on the State National Resource policy team. He was a graduate of Tunnelton High School with the class of 1970 and the University of Evansville with the class of 1975.

Survivors include four daughters, Danie (Mark) Norris of Bloomington, Tiffany (Matt) Moody of Carmel, Kasey (Doug) Franklin of Indianapolis, Chelsea Lee (fiancé, Steve Cassidy) of Bedford; eight grandchildren, Caleb, Haley, Jetta, Maya, Pacer, Bennett, Maddox and Harper; his mother, Mary Edith Lee of Bedford; his fiancee, Jonna Deckard of Bedford; a brother, David (Paula) Lee of Bedford; a sister, Martha (Mark) Hill of Medora; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles; his wife, Jill; a brother, Ralph Lee; and a granddaughter, Nora.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Elmwood Chapel of Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Alan Cloar officiating.

Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. until time of service Tuesday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ducks Unlimited, the American Heart Association or March of Dimes.

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