OBITUARY

Charles "Chuck" I. Christopher

September 2, 1929August 6, 2018

Charles I. “Sonny or Chuck” Christopher, 88 of Waynesburg, died Monday, August 6, 2018. He was born September 2, 1929 in Rices Landing, a son of the late William and Sadie Murray Christopher. Chuck served in the US Army Combat Engineers, 1st Calvary Division, from September 20, 1950 to September 22, 1954. Overseas he served in Korea and Japan. On July 31, 1951 he married Sara Louise Reay in Winchester, VA. Sara passed away on May 9, 2017. He grew up in Rices Landing; then moved with his wife to Camp Picket, VA where their first son, Charles, was born. They then moved to Akron, OH and that is where their second son, Robert, was born. They then moved to Waynesburg, where their daughter, Susan, was born. Chuck was a Lock and Dam Operator with the US Corps of Engineers and retired in 1989. He was a life member of the American Legion, VFW and DAV. He was also a member of the Citizens Club, Slavonic Club, Athletic Club and the Moose Lodge. Surviving are three children, Charles Irvin Christopher Jr. and his wife Sammi of Taylortown, Robert Henry Christopher and his wife Linda of Ft. Washington, MD, and Susan Louise Christopher of Waynesburg; four grandchildren, Jennie Lee Christopher, Jason Bryant Christopher (Becky), Erin Marie Christopher, and Robert Patrick Christopher; three great grandchildren, Lucas Christopher Minnick, Zoey Anne Christopher and Alexandria Elizabeth Menke; a brother, Ivan Eugene (Joanne) Christopher of Finleyville. Deceased are siblings, Mabel Marie Christopher Nicholson, William Leonard “Fat” Christopher, Henry Newton “Newt” Christopher, Naomi Genevieve Christopher Metzler, Aldon Stiers “Perry” Christopher, Loma Bess Christopher Dowlin, Retha Rose Christopher Simmons, Hannah Jane Christopher (twin died in infancy), and an unnamed boy (twin died at birth). A memorial service will be held on Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 2:00 p.m., in the Jefferson United Methodist Church, 190 Washington St., Jefferson, PA 15344, with the Rev. Richard Bowser officiating. Following the memorial services will be a luncheon in the Jefferson Community Center. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to the Jefferson United Methodist Church. Arrangements are entrusted to the Behm Funeral Home, 1477 Jefferson Rd., Jefferson, PA 15344, Gregory P. Rohanna, supervisor. Condolences may be expressed online at www.behm-funeralhomes.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Charles I. (Sammi) Christopher, Son
  • Robert H. (Linda) Christopher, Son
  • Susan L. Christopher, Daughter
  • Four grandchildren, Jennie Lee Christopher, Jason Bryant Christopher (Becky), Erin Marie Christopher, and Robert Patrick Christopher; three great grandchildren, Lucas Christopher Minnick, Zoey Anne Christopher and Alexandria Elizabeth Menke; a brother, Ivan Eugene (Joanne) Christopher of Finleyville.

    Deceased are siblings, Mabel Marie Christopher Nicholson, William Leonard “Fat” Christopher, Henry Newton “Newt” Christopher, Naomi Genevieve Christopher Metzler, Aldon Stiers “Perry” Christopher, Loma Bess Christopher Dowlin, Retha Rose Christopher Simmons, Hannah Jane Christopher (twin died in infancy), and an unnamed boy (twin died at birth).
  • DONATIONS

  • Jefferson United Methodist Church

Services

  • Memorial Service Sunday, August 12, 2018
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Charles "Chuck" I. Christopher

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Priscilla james Rex

August 9, 2018

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