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“Curt was one of the best friends I ever had, I will miss him greatly. ”
1 of 1 | Posted by: Stanley Ather - Southern Pines, NC


Curtis Earl Bettini, 95, of Aberdeen, passed away on January 31, 2019 at
his home.

A native of Durham he was a son of the late Charles Obert and Sadie Mae
(Clark) Bettini. He was a WWII veteran of the US Army. He was a general
contractor and owned and operated Bettini Construction until his retirement
1992.

Curt was proud of his service to our country and met weekly with other WWII
veterans for breakfast as long as his health would allow him.

He was a dedicated member of First Baptist Church in Southern Pines where
he served as a deacon for many years and on various other committees. He
was also very active in community outreach and missions.

Curt spent most of his life doing residential construction. He built many
houses throughout Moore County including, CCNC, Seven Lakes, Whispering
Pines and other areas. One of his most memorable projects was building the
Cameron Boys Camp. In 1993 he was recognized for the work and generous
support he had given to the camp by having the counselor's lodge named the
"Curtis Bettini Lodge." He also served as Trustee for the Camp for many
years. Curt was also a master woodworker.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years Josephine Smith Bettini
and a sister Margaret Fulton.

He is survived by his two daughters. Barbara Jo Bettini-Presnell and
husband Tim of Charleston, SC, Mary Katherine Bettini of Aberdeen, NC; son,
Larry Michael Bettini and wife Jackie of Aberdeen, NC; four grandchildren
and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, February 3, 2019, 2:00 pm at the
First Baptist Church of Aberdeen with the Rev. David Helms officiating. The
family will receive friends following the service. Burial will follow with
military honors at the Pinelawn Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to Camp Duncan Girls Camp or Cameron Boys Camp c/o
Baptist Children's Home of NC, P. O. Box 338, Thomasville, NC 27360.

Powell Funeral Home is serving the Bettini family.

Online condolences can be given at PinesFunerals.com.