Scott L. Curtis

August 23, 1962 ‒ August 02, 2015

Fredericktown, Ohio

Scott L. Curtis, age 52, of Fredericktown passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, August 2, 2015 at the Knox Community Hospital.

He was born on August 23, 1962 in Bucyrus, Ohio to Jerry and Freeda (Rohrbough) Curtis. Scott was employed at Nationwide Insurance as a Mission Critical Engineer for almost 30 years. He was a veteran serving in the United States Navy.

He is survived by his wife Jackie (Coyan) Curtis; his daughter Danielle (Robert Rippy) Curtis of Columbus; his son Matthew (Stacy) Curtis of Bremerton, WA; three grandchildren, Riley, Colton and Elijah Curtis; his mother Freeda Curtis of Mount Vernon; and his brother Kevin (Beth) Curtis of Locust, NC.
Scott was preceded in death by his father Jerry Curtis.

A celebration of life service will be held on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home (201 Newark Rd., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050) beginning at 1PM.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to: The Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Scott L. Curtis.

  • Our prayers go out to Scott’s family… We (Brian Marks & Dawn (Calloway) Marks graduated with Scott in 1980.

  • Jackie, Rhett and I are in Connecticut visiting our daughter and just found out about Scott. Our prayers go out to you and your family.

  • Our deepest condolences and sympathy to the entire family. Scott was a wonderful person and will be sadly missed.

  • Scott was one of the nicest guys you’ll ever meet. I had the privilege of working with him periodically throughout the years. He is gone from here, but will always be remembered. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family.

  • Jackie and family, I am so sorry for your loss. In this life we are never promised another day but when we pass, we get to go home. What an amazing promise! My thoughts and prayers are with you for comfort and healing.

  • Scott was truly a good person. It was a pleasure working with him on the Nationwide Noble project. He was a joy to be around. He will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  • Jackie, Matthew and Danielle:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God hold you a little tighter and closer especially in the few days. We love you all!

    Tim, Kris, Sarah & Natalie

  • i am truly sorry to hear about the tragedy Scott endured. We went to school together. I am praying for Jackie and all Scott’s family and friends.

  • I’m so sorry to hear about Scott’s passing. He was a pleasure to work with and a great guy to be around. His humor and smile would brighten the room anytime he was there. He will be deeply missed. My thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

  • Scott was one of the kindest most caring people I have every known. Having worked at Nationwide for many years he was always willing to help when needed. He personally was very kind to me and I am saddended by his sudden passing.

    My sincerest sympathy to your entire family.

  • Jackie, and all of the Curtis family. My heart breaks for your loss. I am truly sorry. I pray for healing for all of you.

  • Jackie, there is not to much that one can say to take the pain away that you are feeling, just please remember you have so many friends and family members to reach out to when you need it, day or night. Our condolences for your entire family. We will be praying for all of you.

  • Scott Curtis was a Good Man. He saw the positive in every situation and every person. He lived his life with a set of core values that were clear for all to see. Scott taught me lessons in humility and praying for others. He was a mensch and I am grateful to have been his friend. He will be missed but not forgotten. We extend our heartfelt condolences to his wife and family and pray for God’s comfort and love during this very difficult time.

    Rod and Carla Brown

  • Jackie, we are so terribly sorry for your loss. I wish there was something we could do to help you and your kids through this difficult time. Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God surround you with love and comfort. Love you

  • Jackie I’m so sorry for your loss. I’m here for you, just call or text if you need me. Condolences from all of us at Cheryl’s Cookies and Brownies, Fannie May Candies, and The Popcorn Factory. Everyone has asked we pass our sorrow at your loss to you.

  • Dear Jackie: I was so very, very saddened for your loss. Miss you at 1800. Please know you and your family are in my prayers and thoughts. Take good care of yourself! And know that lots of hugs have been sent your way!
    Merry Jo

  • My prayers are with you, during this difficult time.
    God Bless,
    Mary Bush (class of “80)

  • Dear Jackie,
    We were shocked and saddened by the news of Scott’s passing.
    Many fond memories of an all around great person and classmate.
    Our prayers are with you and your family.
    Alan, Jeanine and Alex Terry.

  • Jackie, My heart goes out to you. Scott was a kind man who always had a pleasant word and smile on his face. He will deeply missed at Nationwide.

  • I’m so sorry to hear of Scott’s passing. Scott was a pleasure to work with, very kind and generous as well. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  • Jackie, I was so saddened to hear of Scott’s passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. He was a good man and will be missed dearly. I will always remember the good times we had growing up as kids. He was a kind and sincere person. May God be with you and your family.

  • Jackie, My thought and prayers are with you and your family. I pray for God to bring peace and comfort to you all.

  • Jackie, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I wish I could be there with you to comfort you in person but just know that I am thinking about you and praying God gives you the comfort and strength to get through this difficult time. I am here if you need anything at all….a shoulder to cry on or someone to yell at.
    Your friend always, Lyn

  • When we lose a loved one on earth, we gain an angel in heaven that watches over us. May you take comfort in knowing that Scott is watching over you. I pray that the Lord bless and keep you and your family during this time of bereavement.

    “Weeping my endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.” Psalm 30:5

  • Jackie, know you and your wonderful family have been in our prayers ever single night. Whatever you need know that Di and I are here for you any time day or night.

  • Dear Jackie and Family,
    Psalm 116: 15 sayes “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His Saints.” I know that this was Scott. Our prayers and love go out to you and your family. We are praying the arms of God will be around you and your family. Love and prayers. Wilford and Marge Goble

  • And the peace of God, which passes all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

    Praying for you Mrs. Curtis and your loved ones. Scott and Danielle. For Strength, Faith, and Renewed Joy during this tumultuous time in all your lives. I am deeply deeply saddend in hearing about your loss far beyond what words can even attempt to express. As you go thru this and time passes the cards stop, the flowers wilt and the phone calls fade, Keep in mind that you have a promise from God that “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you” and Know He’s said “behold, I am with you always”. Love you all.