USTA Florida legend Bobby Curtis will be honored next month with a memorial service in Hollywood, Fla. Details on the service (RSVP required) and a memorial fund in honor of Bobby are provided below.
The memorial service will take place at Landmark Funeral Home from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021. Landmark Funeral Home is located at 4200 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, Fla.
Individuals wishing to attend must RSVP as space is limited. Please email your RSVP to Lynne Salus at firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions, please call 954-562-0454.
The USTA Florida Section and the USTA Section Foundation have created a Bobby Curtis Memorial Fund to celebrate Bobby’s legacy. Please visit bobbycurtis.funraise.org to make a donation to the fund in Bobby’s memory. Every dollar donated will go directly towards supporting youth tennis programs.
“The USTA Florida Section Foundation is honored to be supporting the memorial fund established in Bobby’s memory,” shared USTA Florida Section Foundation President Donn Davis. “Bobby was an integral part of the development of USTA Florida. We look forward to continuing Bobby’s legacy by financially promoting Florida junior tennis in his name.”
Bobby Curtis, who helped define what junior tennis in Florida looks like today, passed away from natural causes on July 14, 2021. He was 93 years old. To learn more about his legacy, his contributions to the sport, and the incredible impact he’s had on USTA Florida, click here.