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.