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James Michael Christy

July 3, 1962 April 24, 2019
James Michael Christy
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Obituary for James Michael Christy

James "Jimmy" Michael Christy, 56, of West Frankfort, Illinois, passed away Wednesday April 24, 2019 in Integrity Healthcare - Marion, Illinois at 11:45p.m.

Jimmy was born July 3, 1962 in Benton, Illinois, the son of the late James "Jim" and Phyllis (Karpan) Christy.

He was preceded in death by his parents and Uncle Charles Karpan.

Survivors include a brother, Larry Christy; two sisters and their spouses, Cheri and Herman Whitehead, Janet and Don Ward; six nieces and nephews and their spouses: Chad Meadows, Kyle Meadows, April and Derek Pennington, Matthew Christy, Mindy Young-Lawson and Ryan Lawson; nine great-nieces and nephews: Chad Alan Meadows II, Alonna Meadows, Hailey Curtis, Dylan Meadows, Zachary Pennington, Jordan Pennington, Andrea Ethington, Gloria Christy, and Levi James Christy.

Jimmy worked for several years for a newspaper in Carbondale. He liked reading and studying about the weather in his spare time.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00p.m. on Sunday April 28, 2019 in Union Funeral Home - West Frankfort, Illinois with Brother Mike Cash officiating. Burial will be in the Denning Cemetery on the Orient Road. In celebration of his life, visitation will be held from 12:00-2:00p.m. prior to the service.


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Visitation

Sunday

28

Apr

12:00 PM 4/28/2019 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 4/28/2019 2:00:00 PM
Union Funeral Home

213 East Oak Street
West Frankfort, IL 62896

Union Funeral Home
213 East Oak Street West Frankfort 62896 IL
United States

Service

Sunday

28

Apr

2:00 PM 4/28/2019 2:00:00 PM
Union Funeral Home

213 East Oak Street
West Frankfort, IL 62896

Union Funeral Home
213 East Oak Street West Frankfort 62896 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Denning Cemetery Final Resting Place

Orient Road
West Frankfort, IL 62896

Orient Road West Frankfort 62896 IL
United States
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