He was born Oct. 7, 1942. He was a native of Grove Hill where he attended Mt. Zion #2 Baptist Church.
Survivors include one son, Anthony Lopez Christian; three brothers, Willie (Buddy) Christian, Ocie Christian, Charles Cook; six sisters, Annie Whatley, Helen Adams, Catherine Cook, Alma and Gloria Christian and Marjorie; two grandchildren; numerous nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives and friends.
The service was May 27 at 11 a.m. at Eastside Funeral Chapel in Birmingham. Burial was at George W. Carver Cemetery with Rev. Cephus Wilson officiating. Eastside Funeral Home directed.