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Obituary: Larry Christy, Columbus

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Larry G. Christy, 69 of Columbus passed away Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at Columbus Regional Hospital.

He was retired as a machine repairman at Cummins Engine Company where he worked for over 31 years. He was a member of the Chapel of the Good Shepherd Church. He enjoyed sprint cars on dirt and loved spending time with his grandchildren.

The funeral will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. at Norman Funeral Home in Hope with the Rev. Bill Tennyson officiating. Visitation will be Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. and monday from 9:30 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Burial will be at Hope Moravian Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be donated to the American Heart Association or the Chapel of the Good Shepherd Church through the funeral home.

Born September 26, 1944 in Bartholomew County, Mr. Christy was the son of John and Ruth Hall Christy. He married Sue Beeker June 29, 1962 at the St. Louis Crossing Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife of Columbus; children, Tony (Michele) Christy of Columbus, Lisa (Kyle) Zollman of Columbus, Lori (Terry) Embry of Hope, and Scott (Brenda) Christy of Columbus; grandchildren, Tiffany and Justin Zollman of Columbus, Amanda and Ryan Christy of Columbus, Kelli (Jeremy) Smith of Columbus, Skylar Christy of Columbus and Taylor and Haley Embry of Hope; a brother, Garry (Judi) Christy of Hope; and a sister, Phyllis Robles of Arizona.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Russell Christy, Byron Christy and Gordan Christy; and a sister, Nadine Christy.

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