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Walter Harold Christie, 51

New Albany MS Obituary 2018

Walter Harold Christie

April 17, 1967 – September 17, 2018


Walter Harold Christie, 51, passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018 at Baptist Memorial Hospital – North Mississippi in Oxford. He was born April 17, 1967 in Orlando, FL to the late Harold Douglas and Iva Armstrong Christie.

He was a maintenance supervisor for True Temper Sports in Amory and was a member for twenty-seven years of the Myrtle Volunteer Fire Depart, for which he served as Chief for twelve years. He loved the outdoors, spending time with his family and was always ready to help others.

Visitation will be on Thursday, September 20, 2018 from noon until 6:00p.m. at Unite Funeral Service, followed by a private family graveside service at Vista Memorial Park with Rev. Steve Denton officiating. United Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.

He is survived by his wife, Teresa Barton Christie; one daughter, Savannah Leigh Christie; one son, Walter Harold Christie, Jr.; one sister, Kimberly Fooshee (Lee) and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Chris Hamlet, Josh Turcotte, Terry Rumsey, Rob Anderson, Clay Morman, Will Mills, and Nick Verner. Honorary pallbearers will be Nick Herron, Clint Herron, Allen Kent, Lee Fooshee, Walter Christie Jr., and Shannon Young.

In honor of Mr. Christie’s service as a volunteer fireman, United Funeral Service will fly the Fireman’s flag during his visitation and service.!/Obituary

2 Comments on Walter Harold Christie, 51

  1. Mark WillsCulby // September 19, 2018 at 6:36 PM //

    Oh my God, Teresa I’m so sorry way too young. Walter was always such a good guy I can’t imagine your loss. Be strong sister I love you 💕 take care of your baby’s

  2. David Christie // September 20, 2018 at 1:47 AM //

    I am so greatfull I got to see my cuz Walter,we hadn’t seen one another in 30 years.I looked up to him as a teenager and him and his old’s cutlass inspired me to own a couple dozen Oldsmobile over the years.he always had laid back personality and even tempered in most my early 20s I needed a place to stay for lack of a job and him and Teresa let me stay with them until I found a place,Walter was all about family and he.was truly proud of his wife and kids. Walter you will be missed by all who knew you.R.I.P.CUZ.

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