Curtis Dean Voss of St. James, Missouri was born October 9, 1946 in Harvey, Illinois to Henry and Grace (nee Hock) Voss and passed away on Friday, September 25, 2020 at the age of 73 years.
He married Patricia Gossett on February 5, 1977 in South Holland, Illinois.
As a Vietnam veteran, Curt loved to visit with other Marines and never met one that wasn’t a brother. Besides being passionate about the military he loved to work on the farm with his cattle (“Lucky”).
Curt was a successful businessman from owning a Trophy Store for 22 years and being a farmer for 20 years.
He volunteered on the sewer board where he was recognized as the 2016 Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year. He was a man who was strong headed, true to his convictions, and always had a USMC hat on his head and a diet coke in his hand waiting for the next revolution.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Grace Voss; and sister, Donna Merritt.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia Voss; daughter, Melanie and husband Eric Earney of Union, Missouri; son, Eric and wife June of Orlando, Florida; brother, Steven Voss and wife Jill; brother-in-law, Larry Merritt; four grandchildren, Hailey, Cammie, Kylah and Cayden; other relatives and friends.
A private service at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri was held.
Arrangements under the direction of Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.