Friday, February 17, 2017 ~ 2:00 p.m.
Riverview Community Church ~ Ashland, Nebraska
Thursday, February 16, 2017 ~ 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Marcy Chapel ~ Ashland, Nebraska
In Care of the Family
Curtis Franks, 49, of Ashland, NE, died Friday, February 10, 2017 at the Hospice House in Omaha, NE. He was born November 3, 1967 in North Dakota to Jerry and Clella (Todd) Franks. Curtis attended Ashland-Greenwood High School. On July 14, 1998, Curtis was married to Christy Huggins after a 15 year relationship together that began on January 2, 1983. Through the years, Curtis worked for Robertson’s Auto in Ashland, Eckley Motors in Mead, Cenex in Ashland, XK Constructors in Omaha, and most recently for Hanson’s Farms in Ashland.
Curtis was a car enthusiast and he enjoyed working on them, building them and even racing them. He was a very proficient engine builder. Curtis was a Fun Brothers founder that enjoyed kids and loved farming. He lived by the motto “Go Fast and Take Chances.”
He is survived by wife Christy Franks; children: Nicholas Huggins, Stephanie Huggins, Rachel Huggins and Miranda Huggins; grandchildren: Kiara and Landen Huggins, all of Ashland; brothers: Jerry (Ellen) Franks Jr. of Colorado and Richard Franks of Iowa; many honorary kids.
He was preceded in death by his parents Jerry Sr. and Clella Franks; grandparents Richard and Sarah “Sadie” Todd.