Wade Allan Curl, 50, of Bridge City passed away Monday, May 16, at his home.

He was born Nov. 11, 1960 in Victorville, CA to John H. and Betty Louise (Tarver) Curl. He graduated high school in 1980 from Bridge City where he enjoyed playing football.

Mr. Curl was a tanker truck driver, a volunteer fire fighter in Bridge City and was a hard worker his whole life. Some of his favorite things were fishing and camping but most of all he loved his family. His children say that “Our daddy raised us tough and hardworking, modest as well, taught us how to do thing right the first time. The most wholesome upbringing we could have ever been blessed with, good and old fashioned.” He was also a wonderful, loving and caring husband.

Mr. Curl is preceded in death by his parents, John H. and Betty Louise Curl and is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Frances Curl of Bridge City; daughter, Heather N. Forbes and husband, Daniel of Hampton, VA; son, Louis Allan Curl and fiancée, Brittany Hollier of Bridge City and daughters, Sarah Louise Curl and Selina “Sunni” Curl all of Bridge City.

He is also survived by his grandchildren, Mackenzie Ann Curl, Makíla Danielle Forbes and Emma Jade Forbes; brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert and Donna Curl of Bridge City, Richard and Cindy Curl of Conroe and James and Betsy Curl of Bridge City; nieces and nephews, Jonathon Curl, Amy Curl, Jenny Curl-Broxson, Matt Curl and wife, Amber Curl, Michael Curl and wife, Heather Curl-Abshire, Steven Curl and wife, Letisha Dixon-Curl and Julia Curl-Sonnier and husband, Aaron Sonnier and several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends who love Wade dearly.

Cremation will be performed under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions may be made to the Wade Allan Curl account at the MCT credit union in Bridge City.