Curtis Ray Friend

January 5, 1934 ~ October 26, 2019 (age 85)


Curtis Ray Friend, Sr.,85, of Oakland, MD, went to be with his Lord Saturday, October 26, 2019, at his home.

Born January 5, 1934, in Maryland, he was the son of the late Ruth Ann (Savage) Enlow. He was also preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.

Curtis was employed as a heavy equipment operator, until his retirement. After he retired Curtis enjoyed spending time on his front porch.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Barbara J. (Hartman) Friend; a son Curtis “Buck” Friend, Jr. and friend, Alisha, Oakland; three daughters, Christine Hebb and husband, Kevin; Tammy Blythe and husband, David and Connie Green, all of Oakland; four grandchildren, Holly Davis and husband, Brian, Contessa Coddington and husband, Anthony, Jacob Green and Daniel Paugh; four great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

At Curtis’ request he will be cremated, no services are planned at this time.

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