Saturday, September 26th, 2009
Andrew Christian Jr.
Andrew P. Christian Jr., 86, 501 E. Kremer-Hoying Road, St. Henry, died at 4:30 a.m. Sept. 25, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
He was born Feb. 23, 1923, in Verner, W. Va., to Andrew Sr. and Ocie Ellen Perry Christian. His first wife, Ethel Morgan, died in 1972. On Nov. 29, 1974, he married Martha L. Sutton, who survives.
Other survivors are two sons, Cecil Spaulding, Greenburg, Ind., and Harold (Lois) Christian, Dunkirk, Ind.; two daughters, Lana (Terry) Joseph, Celina, and Sherry (Jack) Bass, Elwood, Ind.; three half brothers, Jim (Jean) Christian, Sunbury, Paul (Sue) Christian, Celina, and Lonnie (Kathy) Christian, Bowling Green, Ky.; two half sisters, Judy Johnson, Westerville, and Cindy Fitch, Delaware; 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Decease is a half brother, Charlie Christian.
He retired from McIntosh Inc., Bryan, Ind., where he worked for 15 years. He was a member of the Celina Church of the Nazarene and a U.S. Marine Corp veteran of World War II.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Revs. Dr. Larry Hamilton and Andrew P. Jellis. Burial is at Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina.
Calling is 3-7 p.m. Sunday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina, and after 9:30 a.m. Monday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Society.
Condolences can be left at www.ciscofuneralhome.com.