Curtis Dean Cox, 73, of Bloomington passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2020 at Golden Living Center. Curtis was born March 10, 1947 in Nashville, TN, and was the son of the late George William and Donna Lea (Bledsoe) Cox.
Curtis was a 1965 graduate of Bloomington High School and was in the Order of DeMolay, during high school. He went on to serve in the United States Air Force as a Medic from 1966-1970. Later serving in the Air National Guard as a Medical Service Tech from 1978-1982 serving in Norway in the Special Op Force, which was high security. Curtis later became a Registered Respiratory Therapist and a Licensed Practical Nurse. At one point he also served as a Licensed Private Investigator for the State of Indiana, and had worked with Airport Transport Hospitals. He was a member of the Order of the Arrow with the Boy Scouts of America.
Curtis was very patriotic and a member of the American Legion. He highly supported the Military and Law Enforcement.
Survivors include his daughter, Tracy Wrightsman (Glenn) of Terre Haute; son, Cody Brennan of Columbus, Ohio; 2 sisters, Diana “Jody” Cox and Jackie Tate (Greg) of Bloomington; 5 grandchildren, Griffin, Ella, Garrett, Savannah, and Ashley; 2 nephews and 5 great nephews.
Curtis was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Jeanne (Deni) Cox.
Private family graveside services will be held at Valhalla Memory Gardens with Pastor Jim Cain.
Curtis’s family would like to thank Chris Arkenau with Veteran’s Carebridge for all of his help over the past few years and the nursing staff at the Golden Living Center.
In lieu of flowers donations may be given to American Burton Woolery Post 18 1800 W. Third St. Bloomington 47403