September 2, 2021
Curtis Wayne Smullins, 67, Esbon, died Wednesday, Aug. 25, at Smith County Memorial Hospital.
Curtis was born to Ralph and Erma (McMains) Smullins on Sept. 29, 1953, in Red Cloud, Neb. He grew up in Burr Oak and graduated from Burr Oak High School. He lived the majority of his life in his hometown, until his eyesight failed, and he moved to Esbon so his daughter could care for him.
Curtis spent his young adult years as part of a custom harvest crew with Wylie Knight, and later was able to do what he enjoyed, farming.
Curtis had two children, Robbie and Shena. They were his biggest and p...