In Memory Of:

Curtis Fike
Marine Corps

Sgt Curtis Michael Fike USMC

March 9, 1982 – January 3, 2012

FIKE, Sgt. Curtis Michael age 29 of Hamilton passed away at his residence in Dayton on Tuesday, January 3, 2012. He was born in Hamilton on March 9, 1982 the son of Michael and Jody Fike. Curt proudly served four years in the U.S. Marine Corps which included three tours in Iraq. He was employed at the Dayton National Cemetery since 2005 where he took great pride in providing a beautiful resting place for his fallen brethren. Curt was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish, never passing up a chance to enjoy nature. His magnetic personality would light up a room and draw others to him. He is survived by his mother, Jody Merrill; father, Michael Fike; sister, Annie (Andrew Niemann) Fike; grandparents, Warren and Brenda Merrill, and Wanda Fike; great-grandmother, Della Shaw; aunts and uncles, David (Gina) Merrill, Jenni (Mike) Steele, Jeff (Cindy) Merrill, Lisa (Rick) Donelson, Diann (Gilbert) Karrick, Melissa (Raymond) Curtis, Laura (Dennis) Jones, and Donald (Suzanne) Fike; many cousins; and extended family. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Gerald Fike. “Our loving Curt, we know you are on an unending hunt for the monster buck and the biggest bass in the lake. We will miss your beautiful smile and the way you brought joy to everyone you knew.”

Final Rest: Dayton National Cemetery