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OBITUARY

Charles Junior Christmas

November 15, 1963December 29, 2020
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Charles Junior Christmas, 57, a resident of Rockingham, passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at Sentara RMH Medical Center, after a brief illness.

He was born on November 15, 1963 and was the son of the late Charles Mills and Frances Christmas Washington.

Charles formerly resided in Charlottesville until 2015 when he moved to Rockingham County. He attended Mt. Clinton Church of God and Peak Pentecostal Church. He was a welder and had worked for five years at Tenneco Auto. His passion was classic cars, collecting them and working on them.

On October 4, 2007, he married the former Mary Caldwell, who survives; also surviving are his children, Ciara Christmas of Rockingham, Christopher Burruss of Charlottesville, and Cherelle Christmas of Maryland; three grandchildren; two sisters, Pamela Hughes and Tomeeka Howard both of Charlottesville; a brother, Roger Christmas of Charlottesville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, sisters, Ruth Jackson and Felicia Stovall; and a brother, Ronnie Christmas, preceded him in death.

The family will receive friends 6-8 pm, Monday, January 4, 2021 at Lindsey Funeral Home in Harrisonburg.

A graveside service will be held 2 pm, Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at Mt. Clinton Mennonite Church Cemetery with Pastor Jeff Warner and Pastor Michael Fallin officiating.

Due to COVID-19 please follow the current CDC guidelines while attending.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.lindseyharrisonburg.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Mary C. Christmas, Wife
  • Ciara Christmas, Daughter
  • Christopher Burruss, Son
  • Cherelle Christmas, Daughter
  • Three, Grandchildren
  • Pamela Hughes, Sister
  • Tomeeka Howard, Sister
  • Roger Christmas, Brother
  • Numerous, Nieces & Nephews
  • Frances Christmas Washington, Mother (deceased)
  • Charles Mills, Father (deceased)
  • Ruth Jackson, Sister (deceased)
  • Felicia Stovall, Sister (deceased)
  • Ronnie Christmas, Brother (deceased)
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Chris Fink, Active Pallbearer
  • Benny Fink, Active Pallbearer
  • Glen Amick, Active Pallbearer
  • Noah Caldwell, Active Pallbearer
  • Harry Christmas, Active Pallbearer
  • Dustin Goff, Active Pallbearer
  • Paul Mills, Active Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, January 4, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Memories

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Cindy Caldwell

January 5, 2021

Charles was a wonderful and devoted Father to his daughter Ciara, and a devoted and loving husband to my Sister Mary. Charles was a hard working and generous man.
Charles,
You will be greatly missed.

Jessica Carter

January 4, 2021

To my family,

Mane will be missed dearly. We will forever cherish the memories we have of him. He will always have that special place in our hearts. Stay strong.

Love,

Jessica and family

Cathy Wells

January 4, 2021

We all love you, RIP. Ruth Wells (Mutt), Tom Doolie & Cathy.

Christopher Burruss Sr.

December 31, 2020

Pop's we had our ups and our downs but no matter what we never stopped loving each other. I'm gonna miss you Pop's i'll never stop loving you. R.I.P Pop's ❤️❤️❤️

Danny Carter

December 31, 2020

My heart is truly broken right now!!! We talked a few time a week for the last few months and you were so full of life!!! You always would tell me how your wife took such good care of you. You also talked about wanting to get back to your job that you loved so much!! You would share how much you loved Cierra and that she was your heart! You all way showed love to me and my family!!! Your presence was huge and your heart was even bigger for the ones you loved!!! A lot of people are hurting right now but we have the comfort of knowing that you are not suffering any more!!! Love and will miss you cuz!!!

Mary Dean

December 30, 2020

Charles was a great person. I knew him by coming in at work asking for me . he will be miss by so many prayers for the family

Biography

Charles Junior Christmas, 57, a resident of Rockingham, passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at Sentara RMH Medical Center, after a brief illness.

He was born on November 15, 1963 and was the son of the late Charles Mills and Frances Christmas Washington.

Charles formerly resided in Charlottesville until 2015 when he moved to Rockingham County. He attended Mt. Clinton Church of God and Peak Pentecostal Church. He was a welder and had worked for five years at Tenneco Auto. His passion was classic cars, collecting them and working on them.

On October 4, 2007, he married the former Mary Caldwell, who survives; also surviving are his children, Ciara Christmas of Rockingham, Christopher Burruss of Charlottesville, and Cherelle Christmas of Maryland; three grandchildren; two sisters, Pamela Hughes and Tomeeka Howard both of Charlottesville; a brother, Roger Christmas of Charlottesville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, sisters, Ruth Jackson and Felicia Stovall; and a brother, Ronnie Christmas, preceded him in death.

The family will receive friends 6-8 pm, Monday, January 4, 2021 at Lindsey Funeral Home in Harrisonburg.

A graveside service will be held 2 pm, Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at Mt. Clinton Mennonite Church Cemetery with Pastor Jeff Warner and Pastor Michael Fallin officiating.

Due to COVID-19 please follow the current CDC guidelines while attending.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.lindseyharrisonburg.com.