CPT Curtis D Churchwell was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 03/29/2009 at the age of 65.4
Houston, TX
Date of Birth 11/08/1943
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by SSN search Jan 2010

More detail on this person: Curtis Dean Churchwell Bryan TX United States November 8, 1943 - March 29, 2009 Curtis Dean Churchwell, 65, entered into rest on Sunday, March 29, 2009, in College Station, Texas. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 1, at Memorial funeral Chapel in College Station. Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m., Thursday, April 2, 2009, at Christ United Methodist Church in College Station. Innichement will be at a later date at the Post Cemetery, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York. Curtis Churchwell was born and raised in Hope, Arkansas. He was proud to be a West Point graduate, the class of 1965. Upon graduation, he entered the U.S. Army. He then served his country as an Army Aviator in the Vietnam War with the 1st Aviation Brigade and in Korea with the NSA. After leaving the military, he became a Safety Engineer for Employers' General Insurance for 25 years, until his retirement. He was also a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers. Curtis lived a full and blessed life as a husband, father, and grandfather. He loved to play golf, snow ski, hike, and bike, be outdoors, while always spending time with his family. He will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by his family and all those that knew him. He was preceded in death by his parents Sidney Lee Churchwell and Gladys Louise Churchwell, of Hope, Arkansas. Survivors include his beloved wife of 41 years, Lenore Mika Churchwell, of College Station; daughter, Cynthia Lee O'Donovan and husband, Shaun, of College Station; son, Kenneth Michael Churchwell and wife, Kelly, of College Station; grandchildren, Brandon Michael O'Donovan, Shannon Lee O'Donovan, Sydney Renea Churchwell, and Keira Churchwell; sister, Gwen Allen and husband, Lyle, of Hope, Arkansas, sister Nellie Hopkins and husband, Wayne, of Vicksburg, Mississippi; and brother Raymond Churchwell and wife, Connie, of Houston, Texas; and many loving nieces, nephews, and cousins. The family would like to thank Curtis' doctors and nurses for the care given him, especially Dr. Erin Fleener and Dr. Bryan Parrent. In lieu of the usual remembrances, the family requests that memorials may be made to, Homes For Our Troops, 37 Main Street, Taunton, MA 02780.

Burial information: Post Cemetery, USMA, West Point, NY

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