Curtis Reason, 70, of West Haven, entered eternal rest on February 7, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Lillian P. Reason.
Born in Sardis (Burke County), GA, on August 11, 1946, he was a son of the late John M. Allen and Louise Allen.
Mr. Reason had been employed at the former U.S. Repeating Arms as a Gun Examiner.
He was a member of Varick Memorial AME Zion Church where he served on numerous boards, most recently serving on the Board of Trustees.
In addition to his wife, Curtis leaves to cherish loving memories, a son, Curtis Reason, Jr.; grandson, Curtis J. Reason; and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his adoptive parents, Lee Arthur Reason and Ira Bell Reason; a brother, John Allen; sisters, Ann Fryer and Margaret Drayton.
A celebration of Mr. Reason’s life and legacy will be held Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at 11:00 AM at Varick Memorial AME Zion Church, 242 Dixwell Ave., New Haven. Viewing and visitation will be held at the church from 9:00-11:00 AM. Burial will be in Beaverdale Memorial Park.