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Deepwater Horizon Victim - Stephen Curtis

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Stephen Curtis - from Georgetown, Louisiana - was an assistant driller on the Deepwater Horizon.  Forty years old on the day the rig exploded (April 20, 2010), he left behind his wife and two teenage children. 

He was a 1987 graduate of Georgetown High School and had worked in the oil industry seventeen years.  He'd followed the footsteps of his dad, Howard Curtis, who served as a diver-welder for thirty-four years.

It is believed Mr. Curis died on the rig floor.

See, also, these pictures and brief bios of the other crew members who died in the explosion:

Jason Anderson - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon

Dale Burkeen - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon

Donald Clark - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon

Gordon Jones - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon

Roy Wyatt Kemp - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon 

Karl Kleppinger - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon 

Blair Manuel - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon

Dewey Revette - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon

Shane Roshto - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon 

Adam Weise - Casualties at Deepwater Horizon


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Image online, courtesy Transocean's condolences web site.

 

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