Donald H. Curtis, age 97, of Jefferson, passed away Sunday, December 1, 2019. Donald retired after 32 years from ATT in Florida. He was heavily active with the Shriner for 50 years in Florida and North Carolina. He was the Shriner club president in Franklin, North Carolina in 2000. He was a Mason for 75 years in Florida and North Carolina. Donald was a Navy vet in WW2. Survivors include his wife Joan of 28 years; son Bruce Curtis of Florida; daughter Donna Heck and late husband Bob of Florida; step daughter Elizabeth Toohill of Wisconsin; Brother Leo Curtis and wife Lidia of Texas; cousin Pat Gill and late husband Kenneth of Illinois; grandchildren Brent Lamb and wife Terri, Brian McGee; great grandchildren Brandon, Dylan, Tommy, Troy; step grandchildren Jennifer, Joanie, Jamie, Eddie, Alexia, Timothy, Shannon; step great grandchildren Juny, Christian, Isaiah, Stephen Jr., Dominque, Alexandria, Kayen, Gavin and host of other relatives. Donald is preceded in death by his first wife Virginia Rotramel, his parents and sister Elanor. Donations can be made to St. Mary’s Home Hospice of Athens. Family will receive friends 1:00 PM Saturday December 7, 2019 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Nick Vipperman will be officiating. Memorial service will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53 Hoschton, GA 30548, www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.