Gene Lars Curtis, 77, passed away peacefully March 23, 2018 at home in Payson, Utah. Gene was born March 8, 1941 in Moroni, Utah, to Clarence Lars Curtis and Gladys Cloward. He graduated from North Sanpete High School and Snow College.\n\nGene married Bonnie Marie Johnson on June 15, 1962 in the Manti Temple. They are the parents of 4 children; they have 12 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. He was devoted to his family, worked hard, and provided well for them.\n\nOf the various jobs he had, driving truck was the one he loved the most. Anything weather related was his fascination. He liked playing games with his family. His favorite game was ROOK, and on the rare occasion he lost, a rematch was sure to follow.\n\nGene was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and served in many callings.\n\nHe is survived by his wife, Bonnie; children: Brenda (Lisle) Crowley, Kendall (Kandy) Curtis, Mary Lou (Troy) Bown, Sue Ann (Michael) Brokaw; brother, Joe Curtis and sister, Annie Leuiene (Jay) Olsen. Gene was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, and a sister.\n\nFuneral Services will be held Saturday, March 31, 2018, at 11:00 AM in the Spring Creek LDS Chapel, 1080 South 930 West, Payson, UT. Viewings will be held Friday evening from 6-8 PM, and Saturday from 9:00-10:30 AM at the above mentioned address. Interment in the Payson City Cemetery. To express condolences please visit LegacyFunerals.com.