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For information about the Veterans Park contact:

Nederland Parks & Recreation Department
2301 Avenue H
Nederland, TX 77627 
Phone: 409-724-0773


For information about the Database contact:

Marion & Ed Hughes
Public Library

2712 Nederland Avenue
Nederland, TX 77627 
Phone: 409-722-1255

Database Number   539
Name   Killion, Curtis Eugene
Birth Date   28 December 1929
Birth Place   Diboll, Angelina Co., Texas
Death Date   13 January 2015
Death Place   Nederland, Jefferson Co., Texas
Cause of Death    
Place of Burial   Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches, Texas
Service Branch   Air Force


  53 Reg AF
Rank/Grade   Staff Sergeant - Technical
Date of Enlistment   6 September 1950
Date of Discharge   3 September 1954
Service Occupation   Accounting Tech
Decorations, Medals, Badges, etc.   National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal
Locations of Military Service   Paris, France
Father   Eugene Thomas Killion
Mother   Lois Shaw Killion
Additional Information   Per his wife: "Following Curtis' discharge, he entered Lamar University to continue his education. He received a degree in accounting, graduating with honors in May 1956. His career was begun with B. F. Goodrich's accounting Dept. He spent his entire working years here, retiring as plant controller- accounting manager."
Date Added to Database   30 October 2015
Source of Service Information   Veteran's Wife and Discharge document



Photo taken in 1950 while in basic training at San Antonio.

Curtis Eugene Killion

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