Curtis Bosworth

Troy | Friday, December 24 2021 |

Curtis E. Bosworth, 67 of Troy, Illinois, and formerly of Madison, IL, passed away on Friday, December 24, 2021, at his home with his family by his side.

Curtis was born on January 10, 1954, in Granite City; the son of the late Courtland and Billie Jean (Bess) Bosworth. Curtis was a senior clerk in the standard gauge department at Granite City Steel and U.S. Steel retiring after 49 years of service. Curtis was the Past Master of the Granite City Triple Lodge #835 A.F. & A.M., Past and current Master of the Fairview Heights East Lodge #504 A.F. & A.M., a member of the Scottish Rites, Ainad Temple, and the Oriental Band Director and Officer for 38 years, Senior Demolay and Legion of Honor and an advisor for the Rainbow Girls East Lodge #504. Curtis served as a Scoutmaster for troop 12, where he mentored 10 Eagle Scouts in 1993 and was selected to be the scout leader for the National Jamboree and was the youth director at First Presbyterian Church in Granite City. In his free time, Curtis enjoyed his days of helping his son in his business and spending time with his family and friends.

Curtis is survived by and will be missed by his wife; Emma J. (Whitecotton) Bosworth, whom he married on September 22, 1973; son, Timothy Bosworth and Lisa Marchatti of Collinsville, Illinois; grandchildren, Gabrielle Bosworth of Okawville, Illinois, Alaina Marchatti of Collinsville, Illinois; sisters, Jeanne and William Weidner of Worden, Illinois, Ellen and Marvin Owca of Granite City, Illinois and many other close family members and friends.

In celebration of Curtis’s life, a visitation will be held on Friday, January 7, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. until the time of the services at 7:00 p.m. with Masonic services at 7:30 p.m. at Irwin Chapel, 591 Glen Crossing Road in Glen Carbon. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Shriners Hospital for Children, Parking Lot, 4400 Clayton Ave. St. Louis, MO 63110.

Obit Provided By:
Irwin Chapel Funeral Home

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