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Herbert Christian
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Obituary for Herbert Christian

Herbert Christian, 66 year of age of Breaks, VA, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018 after a brave battle with cancer, at his home with his family by his side. Born September 28, 1951 in Grundy, VA, to the late Edward and Gracie Carter Christian.

Herbert was a retired coal miner, avid fisherman and coin collector. He was formerly from the Feds Creek, KY and had lived in Rogersville, TN for the past twenty years, and was of the Baptist faith. A loving, daddy, grandfather and brother.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, one nephew and four brothers.

He leaves behind his only daughter and caretaker Leetta Christian Puckett of Breaks, VA; grandchildren Cody Puckett, Kaitlyn Puckett, Colby Puckett and Kevin Puckett, II; brother Michael Christian; sister Maxine Adkins; many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He also leaves behind his four fur-babies: Lucy, Little Girl, Lulu and Runt, whom he loved dearly.

He will be loved and missed forever.

Funeral service for Herbert Christian will be held at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel of Grundy, VA, Friday, July 13, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. with Brother Bill Crigger officiating.

Active pallbearers will be his grandchildren and family.

Honorary pallbearers will be J. P. Sutherland, Jr., Tara Matney, Special Care Hospice, Liz Justus, Janice Lester, Tammy Ratliff, Dr. Tamara Musgrave, and nurse Chris Huffman whom he held dear to his heart.

Grave side service will be held at the Mountain Valley Memorial Park, Big Rock, VA, Saturday, July 14th at 12:00 noon.

Those wishing to attend the grave side service are asked to meet at the funeral hone at 11:30 a.m.

Online condolences may be sent to

The family of Herbert Christian have entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Grundy, VA.

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Funeral Service




7:00 PM
Shortridge-Ramey - Grundy

1021 Six Twentey Mile Branch Road
Grundy, VA 24614





12:00 PM
Mountain Valley Memorial Park

32355 Riverside Drive
Big Rock, VA 24603

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Mountain Valley Memorial Park

32355 Riverside Drive
Big Rock, VA 24603


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