Obituary of Curtiss Reed Pullen
Curtiss Reed Pullen, age 95 of Clewiston, Florida passed away at home with his family around him on October 23, 2023.
Curtiss was born in Samoset, Florida on May 7, 1928, to the late Don Lester and Lula Gertrude Sutton Pullen. He married Mary Edith Sirmans on January 15, 1953, in Clewiston, Florida. He proudly served his country in the United States Army Air Corps and volunteered countless amounts of hours to his community as an Auxiliary Deputy with Hendry County Sheriff’s Office and an Auxiliary Officer with Clewiston Police Department for 30 years. Curtiss also worked for many years for the South Florida Water Management as the Mechanic Shop supervisor. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Clewiston for many years. Curtiss enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and rooting for the Miami Dolphins Football Team. Curtiss also loved to spend time with his wife, children and grandchildren. Curtiss never met a stranger and will be dearly missed by his entire family and friends.
Curtiss leaves fond memories with his wife of 70 years; Mary Edith Pullen of Clewiston, Florida, sons; Jon (Judith) Pullen of Sevierville, Tennessee, David Pullen of Clewiston, Florida and one daughter; Emily Rogers of Lakeland, Florida along with six adorable grandchildren and twelve loving great grandchildren.
Curtiss was preceded in death by his three brothers; John H. Pullen, Don Lester Pullen, Jr, and Paul Pullen, and two sisters; Anne Campbell and Zena Belle Leiter.
Celebration of Curtiss' life will be held Thursday, November 2, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. in Ridgelawn Cemetery where Chaplain Angel Ramos will preside, military rites will be conducted by the United States Air Force.
Celebration arrangements are being handled by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - Clewiston.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Curtiss Pullen, please visit Tribute Store