Michael Curtin Obituary (1941 – 2022) – Gulfport, MS

Michael Perkins Curtin
Might 22, 1941 – Might 9, 2022
Gulfport, Mississippi – Michael P. Curtin, age 80, handed away out of the blue and peacefully on Monday night time, Might 9, 2022, after battling Parkinson’s Illness.
He was preceded in dying by his mother and father, Henry Curtin and Elizabeth McKinney, and his stepfather Shelt McKinney.
Mike is survived by his loving spouse of 46 years, Nancy Partridge Curtin, Gulfport; His sister Martha Ann Curtin and her spouse, Barbara Gaffney, Bay St. Louis; his youngsters, Michelle Curtin Naef, Syracuse, NY, and Amy Curtin, Tampa, FL; his granddaughters, Jennifer and husband Jason Orendorf, Camillus, NY, and Molly Naef, Syracuse, NY; and his great-grandson Henry Orendorf, Camillus, NY. Mike was a loyal household man who beloved spending time with members of the family.
Born and raised in Dade Metropolis, FL, Mike graduated from Pasco County Excessive College the place he performed soccer and basketball and ran monitor. He attended Southern Miss, now generally known as the College of Southern Mississippi, the place he loved his time with the KA’s – perhaps just a little an excessive amount of.
Mike retired after working offshore 20 years for Texaco. He retired a second time after spending 20 years as a Harrison County Sheriff’s deputy assigned to the Chancery Courtroom as a bailiff. Mike was additionally a licensed actual property dealer in Gulfport.
Mike was inventive in addition to athletic. He was a gifted photographer; he additionally loved portray within the Bob Ross model. Mike beloved the outside, whether or not tenting within the woods, sow-skiing out West within the spring, or fishing within the bayous or the Gulf of Mexico. One other pastime he took up was constructing (and sometimes rebuilding) and flying remote-controlled airplanes on the Harrison County flying subject. Mike was a soccer fanatic – – whether or not faculty or the NFL. He was a die-hard Saints fan, in addition to a lifelong follower of the Florida Gators. Mike beloved music and other people. He was the lifetime of the social gathering with a repute for being an instigator, completed with a twinkle in his eye.
The household is grateful for the loving care Mike acquired in current hospitalizations at Memorial Hospital, Singing River Gulfport (each the hospital and the expert nursing facility), Choose Specialty Hospital, and Stone County Nursing and Rehabilitation. We particularly admire the love and a focus he acquired from Lisa (Willis) and Theresa throughout his transient keep within the Seaside Home, in addition to from Brenda and Willett and so many others within the Cove at Seashore Highlands. Mike beloved the time he spent there, particularly the boxing class.
The household suggests donations in reminiscence of Mike to The Michael J. Fox Basis for Parkinson’s Analysis, Grand Central Station, PO Field 4777, New York, NY 10163-4777 and/or the Humane Society of South Mississippi, 2615-B twenty fifth Ave. , Gulfport, MS 39501.
A visitation will likely be 1-2 pm, Monday, Might 23, 2022, at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Sanctuary. A funeral service will likely be after the visitation at 2pm.
Riemann Household Funeral Residence, Gulfport, is serving the household.

Revealed by The Solar Herald on Might 15, 2022.