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Curtis James Robinson

SUNSET BEACH — Curtis James Robinson Sr., 54, died Monday, May 15, 2017, at 11:30 p.m. He was at the SECU Hospice House of Brunswick, Bolivia, N.C.

Born Dec. 4, 1962, Curtis was the son of the late Willie Watts and the late Maddie Louise Robinson.

Curtis attended Fox Middle School in Hartford, Conn.; West Brunswick in Shallotte, N.C., and then transferred to Stanford University of California. After graduation, Curtis continued his education earning credits in both accounting and culinary arts.

Curtis worked many different occupations; such as, insurance sales, the Hartford News, stadium and sports facilities; he also was an entrepreneur in the clothing industry and established his own lawn and pressure-washing business in North Carolina.

Curtis studied many different religions ranging from Moorish Science Temple to the Nation of Islam before joining Holy Bethel Fire Baptized Church of God of the Americas.

On Feb. 21, 2014, he was united in holy matrimony to Minister Dever Johnson.

In addition to his parents, Curtis was preceded in death by his younger brother, Willie Robinson; and nephew, Reggie Robinson.

He leaves three children to celebrate his legacy, Monique Frihk of New Jersey, and Tiffany Robinson and Curtis Robinson Jr., both of East Hartford, Conn.; six grandchildren, Quannesha Lockhart, Ashantee Outlaw, Oshanea Barnes, and Shyhiem Davis of New Jérsey, and Leslie and Navaeh Robinson of East Hartford, Conn.; two great-grandkids, Kyrie Bell and Taylor Hansford of New Jersey; sister, Gwendolyn (Miles) Robinson of Longwood, N.C.; brother; William ‘Tim’ Robinson of Hartford, Conn.; stepfather, Willie Cupe of Longwood, N.C.; three uncles, Louie, Tommy and Howard (Alastine) Robinson, all of Hartford, Conn.; mother-in-law, Lina Johnson; adopted family, Michael ( Sara ) Gore and Cornelius Grissett of Longwood, N.C.; special friend, Jeff ‘D.C.’ Thomas of Atlanta, Ga.; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Special thanks to Dr. Sharpe and staff, LaTonya and staff at Seacoast Hospital, SECU Hospice House of Brunswick and staff, and Dr. George Bell.

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