Ryan Russell Curtis was born on April 11, 1980, to Barry and Linda Curtis in Great Falls. He lived in Great Falls until 1989, when the family moved to Billings, where he lived the remainder of his life. He graduated from Skyview High School in 1998.
He died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014.
Ryan enjoyed hunting, fishing, computers, singing, cooking spicy foods and playing with his nephew Cooper.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Russell and Betty Atchison; great-grandmothers Fern Loranz and Grace Godward; and aunt Deb LeLievre.
Survivors include his parents; his sister (whom he adored), Robyn (Jerry) Curtis-Rice; nephew Cooper; grandparents Fred and Betty Curtis; many aunts, uncles and cousins; and special friends Maja and Josh.
Cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary.