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John Christy
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John Christy, age 83, of Christy Creek Road, Morehead, passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2018.

Born May 9, 1935, in Rowan County, he was the son of the late George and Nannie Link Christy. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers: Jimmy, Dennie, George, and Chester Christy, and three sisters: Dorothy Miller, Mary Mae Christy, and Viola McKeighen.

John’s wife, Eula Mae Nickell Christy, whom he married April 26, 1958, passed away December 5, 2015.

He is survived by one son, Carl Christy and wife Denise of Morehead; one daughter, Cathy Christy of Morehead; five grandchildren: Christy Kissick, Joe Leon, John “Scooter” Christy, Ummie Leon, Mandy Kiskaden; and nine great grandchildren: Trent, Bryce, Noah, T. J., Trinity, Jack, Layla Mae, Amador, and Ezekiel.

Also surviving are two siblings: his brother, Billy Christy of Morehead, and his sister, Lena Keenan of Muncie, Indiana; several nieces and nephews; extended family and friends.

John was the Assistant Pastor at The Church of Jesus Christ in Clearfield and was a lifelong farmer. Before moving to Morehead, he was a tree surgeon for Christy Tree Service in California. He enjoyed reading his Bible, being in the outdoors, gardening, and spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Private graveside services will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, August 25, 2018, at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens with Pastor Jack Vernetter officiating.

Pallbearers: Scott Christy, Scott Neal, Scooter Christy, Joe Leon, Brent Christy, and Jonathan Arnett.

Visitation is from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, August 24, 2018, at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals in Morehead.

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Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals, Inc.

400 Fraley Drive
Morehead, KY 40351





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Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals, Inc.

400 Fraley Drive
Morehead, KY 40351

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Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens

3135 Flemingsburg Road
Morehead, KY 40351


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