February 29th, 2024

troy curtisELKHART – Robert Troy Curtis, 53, died Saturday, March 24, 2018.  

He was born Nov. 9, 1964 to James Robert and Janice Kay (Crawley) Curtis in Liberal. 

He married Wendy Weiler in Jan. 2003, in Marblehead, Mass. She survives. 

He graduated from Elkhart High School in 1982. He received a master’s degree in vocal performance from the University of Kansas. 

He grew up singing in Elkhart and was a professional opera singer.  

He worked at Keller Williams Realty and attended Horizon Church in Greenville, S.C.   

Survivors also include his mother; brother, Michael Todd Curtis, Elkhart; sister, Kelli Tripoli and husband, John, Greenville, S.C.; niece, Sofia Kay; nephew, William James, Greenville, S.C.; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father.

• Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today at Elkhart Cemetery in Elkhart with Reverend Terrell Giddens presiding.  

Memorials are suggested to the Elkhart High School Music Department, for the purchase of choir robes, in care of Garnand Funeral Home, PO Box 854, Elkhart, KS 67950.  

Condolences may be left at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.