Troy Gene Christian

Troy Gene Christian, 72, of Booneville, passed from this life on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 in Booneville. He was born Nov. 24, 1941 Schenectady, N.Y.

He was retired from D.P.M. in Booneville and formerly was employed at the Griffin’s Foods in Van Buren. He was a member of the Glendale Baptist Church and was a Navy veteran.

He enjoyed fishing, gardening and spending time with his family especially his grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Morris Christian and Helen (Clock) McNeely, and an infant sister.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Glendale Baptist Church near Booneville with burial in Moore’s Chapel Cemetery in Waveland, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Louise of the home; one daughter, Terry Bernard of Booneville; three sons, Johnny Carter of Waveland, and Scott Christian and Todd Christian, both of Booneville; one sister, Vivian Bryant of Conway; 10 grandchildren; six great grandchildren; one niece and one nephew; and other relatives and many friends.

The pallbearers will be Jedidiah Carter, Curtis Christian, Christopher Christian, Joshua Christian, Joshua Hogan and John Wolski.

The honorary pallbearers will be Webb Watts, Monty Larimore, Don Parks, Ray Patton, John Cobb, and Danny Goddard.

The family will visit with friends and family from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday evening at Roberts Funeral Home.

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