OCEAN PARK — Thomas R. (Tony) Curtis, died June 3, 2020, in Ocean Park. He was born on March 29, 1939, in Longview, Wash., to Harold and Ruby Curtis.

He graduated from Ilwaco High School in 1959.

Tony served in the U.S. Army from 1960-63. He became a certified nursing assistant and worked in that occupation until he retired.

Tony played and taught accordion starting when he was 19. He also loved camping, fishing, hunting and his family time.

On Feb. 14, 1978, Tony married Frances Curtis. She survives him as do their two daughters, Melissa Purgold of Seale, Alabama and Tina Caldwell of Ilwaco; six grandchildren, Wayne Curtis, Charlie Caldwell, Devra Caldwell, Jeremiah Curtis, Joel Caldwell and Valerie Purgold; nine great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and good friends.

His parents, two brothers (Gene and Harold), grandson (Allan Thomas Caldwell) and a son-in-law, Charlie Caldwell preceded him in death.

A celebration of life will be held later at Peninsula Baptist Church in Ocean Park.

To plant a tree in memory of Thomas Curtis as a living tribute, please visit Tribute Store.

Sign A Guestbook

Offer a personal message of sympathy...

By sharing a fond memory or writing a kind tribute, you will be providing a comforting keepsake to those in mourning. If you have an existing account with this site, you may log in with that below. Otherwise, you can create an account by clicking on the Log in button below, and then register to create your account.

(1) entry

Jojo

Fran it was our pleasure meeting Tony he sure was a kind soul, through the next days stay strong stay well, Tony would want you to LIVE and keep all those great memories alive. So keep on keeping on sis...he will forever be with you❤

Sign the guestbook.

Thank you for helping us ensure that all guest book entries are positive and considerate. If you see a negative or inappropriate comment, please click on the link in the comment to report it, and a staff member will follow up immediately.