TRENTON, S.C. – Christopher “Chris” O. Christy, 54 of Trenton, SC passed away on January 2, 2015 at his residence surrounded by his family.
Born October 7, 1960 in Vero Beach, FL he was the son of the late Richard Leon Christy and Rebecca Gilbert Christy. Chris served his country in the United States Navy from May 1980 to 1984. He was a Certified Airframe Mechanic, Power Plant Mechanic, and certified in Inspection Authorization of aircrafts. His love of aviation and aircraft maintenance led to his career at Daniel Field in Augusta, GA from 1984 to 2007, then to a career with ERA Helicopters in Louisiana as a helicopter field mechanic on the 139 Augusta Aircraft from 2007 to 2014.
He is survived by his wife, Allison T. Christy; daughter Susan Christy; granddaughter Serenity Marie Christy; brothers Michael (Maxine) Christy, Aiken, SC; David (Mary) Christy, Summerville, SC; Glenn (Tiny) Westmoreland, Big Stone Gap, VA;. sisters Debra (Bobby) Hill, Warrenville, SC; Paulette Francis, Seguin, TX; Melanie (Michael) Wilson, Martinez, GA; and the late Sandra Stone, Big Stone Gap, VA.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, January 9, 2015 at 2pm at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 720 Mt. Zion Rd, Trenton SC 29847. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
Services entrusted to Central Savannah River Crematory. (706)798-8802