Cecil, Curtis Lee

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Curtis Lee Cecil, 82, of Pulaski County, Va., and Fairhaven, Mass., passed away on Wednesday, December 10, 2008. Born on September 16, 1927, in Pulaski, he was the son of the late Eugene G. Cecil and Virginia Dexter Cecil. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his two brothers, Leo Cecil and Paul Cecil. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was lifetime barber. Surviving are his sons and daughter-in-law , Gary and Dawn Cecil, of Nevada City, Calif., Rick Cecil, of Pulaski, and John Cecil, of Acushnet, Mass.; daughter and son-in-law, Caroline and Danny Lundrigan, of Acushnet, Mass.; six grandchildren, Morgan Cecil, Sarah Cecil, Jessica Taylor, Adam Cecil, Alexandra Lundrigan, and Victoria Lundrigan; great-grandchildren, Cecilia, Apollo, Alice Ivy, Erin, Cole, Chace, and Theo; and long time companion, Emily Mello, of New Bedford. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 14, 2008, in the Bower Funeral Home Chapel, Pulaski with Pastor Mike Coleman officiating. Interment will follow in the Cecil’s Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Hiwassee with Full Military Honors conducted by the Pulaski VFW Post #1184. The family will receive friends on Saturday evening, December 13, 2008, from 5 until 7 p.m. at Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski. The pallbearers will be Gary Cecil, Rick Cecil, John Cecil, Danny Lundrigan, Adam Cecil and Matt Torres. To send messages of condolence to the family, visit www.bowerfuneralhome. Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.