Allen Dorris Curtis, Sr., age 81 of Hendersonville, TN, passed away on Monday, March 25, 2019.
Allen was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother. A man of many interests and endeavors, he especially loved golf, dancing, tractors and spending time with his grandchildren. In high school he played basketball and was football team captain; earning a scholarship to Tennessee Tech. Later he coached little league through Civitan International. He also enjoyed horses, winning a Walking Horse World Grand Championship. Among farming and working for Sumner County Tractor for years, he was also an entrepreneur. He opened the first automated car wash in Hendersonville, as well as a tire store and most recently, a driving range. Throughout his life, he was known for his infectious blue eyes and never-ending smile.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Martin and Earline Curtis; four brothers; and three sisters. He is survived by his wife of nine years, Carol Curtis; Sons, Todd (Nicole) Curtis, Allen Jr. (Lesley) Curtis; step-sons, Greg (Carolyn) Livengood, Brent (Kay) Neal; grandchildren, Mattie Livengood, Jake Livengood, Allen D. “Trevor” Curtis III, Logan Curtis, and Chole Curtis.
Visitation with Allen’s family will be held on Friday, March 29, 2019 from 10am until his Celebration of Life Memorial Service at Noon at Community Church of Hendersonville.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Pat Summit Foundation for Alzheimer’s at
The family has entrusted services to Austin & Bell Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 104 Sanders Ferry Road, Hendersonville, TN. 615-822-4442.