Robert's Story

BLUE HILL - Robert Lynn Curtis, 70, passed away at his home in Blue Hill, Maine, on April 1, 2015. Bob was born on November 15, 1944, in Blue Hill, to Howard Curtis and Vera Harvey Curtis.

He was predeceased by his father, Howard; his mother, Vera; his brother, Marvin Curtis; and his grandson, Chad Curtis. Bob is survived by his wife, Doris Alley Curtis, of 50 years; his son, Danner Curtis and his wife, Dewey; his son, Robert Curtis and his wife, Jackie; his son, Jonathan Curtis and his wife, Deanna; his son, Clint Curtis; his stepson, Barry Bunten; and his stepdaughter, Robbi Bunten. He is also survived by 17 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

After Bob and Doris were first married, Bob worked for several years as a barber. Then he worked in the Black Hawk Mine in Blue Hill, along with running his own wood cutting business. Bob is best known in Blue Hill as the co-owner of the Fishnet Restaurant, that he and his wife, Doris, opened back in 1983. Bob worked at the restaurant alongside his wife for 31 years, until health issues made it necessary for him to retire in 2014.

Bob enjoyed sharing good food and drinks with his family and community, spending time with his sons at his camp in northern Maine, deer and moose hunting, and socializing about town with his friends. You could always count on Bob to keep you up to date on what was going on around town, even after he was restricted to his home as a result of his illness.

Bob loved his family, and took great pride in being a business owner in Blue Hill. He will be greatly missed by his family and the community.
Published in Bangor Daily News
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