Curtis Levoy Tindle

June 22, 1936-Oct. 25, 2021


Curtis Levoy Tindle, 85, of Smithfield, North Carolina, formerly of Sparta, passed away Oct. 25, 2021.

Curtis, a native of Tennessee, was born June 22, 1936, to Johnny Alzie Tindle and Gladys Woodlee Tindle.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Danny; and five siblings.

Curtis was an active member of local Baptist churches where he lived in North Carolina as he progressed through his career in machinery with FMC and Lockheed Martin aircraft companies.  He served in the U.S. Navy, in the 1950s, in Asia and the Pacific.

His hobbies included golf and carpentry.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Tindle; son, Gavin Tindle, of California; brother, Wayne Tindle (Wanda), of Cary, North Carolina; and sister, Greta Krantz, of Nashville.

A memorial service was 2 p.m., Nov. 6, 2021, at Bethel Baptist Church, in Cary, North Carolina.