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Curtiss D. DeVoe

June 30, 1952 — March 27, 2024

Horn Lake, MS

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Curtiss D. DeVoe, known affectionately as "Pops, Pawpaw, G-Paw," bid farewell to this world surrounded by his loving family after a brief illness in Southaven, MS. He was born in Bentonville, SC on June 30, 1952, to Ernest William and Mildred Angeleen DeVoe.

Curtiss led a fulfilling life marked by dedication and service. He served as a Specialist Five in the United States Army for 13 years, showcasing his unwavering commitment to his country. After his military career, Curtiss transitioned into civilian life and retired as a transportation manager from Family Dollar Stores.

One of Curtiss's most treasured roles was that of a father and grandfather. He is survived by sons Chris "Bubba" DeVoe (Barbara), Kevin DeVoe; grandchildren KC DeVoe (Hannah), Hunter DeVoe (Mirian), Kayla Henson, Ethan Henson, Hannah DeVoe; great-grandchildren Jasper DeVoe, Jaxson DeVoe, Zayden Stephens-DeVoe; brothers William "Jerry" DeVoe and Fredrick DeVoe. Curtiss always found immense joy in his family's milestones.

Curtiss is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 37 years, Donna Jean (Shelton) DeVoe, son Christopher Neil Henson, and daughter Kelly Lynn DeVoe.

Those who knew Curtiss understood him to be caring, giving, smart, witty, outgoing, and loyal. His presence brought light to many lives, with memories of shared moments like fishing trips and baseball games serving as cherished tokens of his love and dedication.

In his free time, Curtiss indulged in various hobbies that brought him joy - from woodworking to playing the guitar, banjo, and piano, and enjoyed game nights with his family and was adamant about winning every time. His passion for Dodge cars was evident to all who knew him. An avid sports enthusiast, he enjoyed watching and playing various sports including golf...........

Family and friends will gather to honor and remember Curtiss at Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home in Southaven. Visitation will take place on April 6 from 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM followed by a Memorial Service from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM.  Burial will be private at Maple Hill Cemetery in Huntville, AL.

Curtiss DeVoe's proudest accomplishments encompassed not only his professional achievements but also the love he shared with his family. He will be deeply missed but forever remembered for the kindness he bestowed upon those around him.

In the quiet moments of reminiscence, may the legacy of Curtiss DeVoe continue to shine brightly in the hearts of all those who had the privilege of knowing him.
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Visitation

Saturday, April 6, 2024

12:00 - 1:15 pm (Central time)

Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home

290 Goodman Rd E, Southaven, MS 38671

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Memorial Service

Saturday, April 6, 2024

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home

290 Goodman Rd E, Southaven, MS 38671

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