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Celebrating the life of
John Henry Christian
November 04, 1927 - April 25, 2017
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Visitation
  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm - Friday, April 28, 2017
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
  • 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-352-7200
  • Funeral Service
  • 9:00am - Saturday, April 29, 2017
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
  • 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-352-7200
  • Interment
  • - Saturday, April 29, 2017
  • Hillcrest Abbey West
  • 1336 Dean Forest Road (Map)
    Savanah, Georgia 31405

  • 912-233-3557

I knew John as one of the "Mall Guys" as i mall walked. He would wave everytime i would walk by. He was kind and liked to engage in a good conversation. Sorry to hear of his passing. RIP John

Lee morgan, Savannah, Ga

Carla, David, Lola and Family, Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you at this time. John was a very kind and gentle man in which we consider a great privilege to have known him. He was a man of faith and family. He will be truly missed.

Smith Family, Casa Grande, AZ

Carla and family,so sorry for your loss,you are in our thoughts and prayers

Cathy Gilliard Frye and Jennifer Jones, Guyton , Ga

John Henry Christian, 89, died Sunday, April 25, 2017, peacefully at home.

He was born November 4, 1927 in Pocasset, OK to William E. and Johnnie Pree Martin Christian.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1946 until 1968 retiring in Savannah. He then joined Gulfstream Aerospace in 1969 and retired in 1989.

He volunteered with the American Red Cross along with his wife for a combined service of over 40 years. He loved to socialize with his friends at the mall every morning as well as the Lunch Group at the Seniors Center.

He is predeceased by his wife, Elsa Christian, and a son, Guenter Christian.

He is survived by his children, Franke J. Christian (Joy), Nancy Christian Chambless (Jimmy), and Carla Christian Godwin; a sister, Helen Maly; 7 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 28th, at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.

A funeral service will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 29th, in the Hodgson Chapel of Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors.

Interment will follow in Hillcrest Abbey West.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests remembrances to the American Red Cross.

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I knew John as one of the "Mall Guys" as i mall walked. He would wave everytime i would walk by. He was kind and liked to engage in a good conversation. Sorry to hear of his passing. RIP John

Lee morgan, Savannah, Ga

Carla, David, Lola and Family, Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you at this time. John was a very kind and gentle man in which we consider a great privilege to have known him. He was a man of faith and family. He will be truly missed.

Smith Family, Casa Grande, AZ

Carla and family,so sorry for your loss,you are in our thoughts and prayers

Cathy Gilliard Frye and Jennifer Jones, Guyton , Ga


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