July 24, 1925 - December 23, 2013 Resided in Cadiz, OH
Milton F. Christian, 88, of Cadiz, died Monday, December 23, 2013 at Gables Care Center, Hopedale. He was born July 24, 1925 in Hopedale, Ohio, a son of the late Harry M. and Pearl I. Smith Christian.
Milton was a retired Police Officer from the Cadiz Police Department. He also operated heavy equipment and moved mobile homes for Nemo's Hauling and Blackie's Hauling in Cadiz. He was a member of St. James A.M.E. Church and played softball and baseball in the Cadiz Merchants League. He was a Navy Veteran of WW II.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Williams Christian this past January; a son, Milton, Jr.; a daughter, Patricia; and a sister, Maxine Miller.
Surviving are two sons, Craig Christian of Cadiz and Kirk Christian of Dallas, TX; three daughters, Vesta Renee (Michael) Banks and Greta Jo Christian, all of Cadiz and Yolanda Christian of Zanesville; eight grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.
Friends may call Saturday, 11:00 a.m. until time of funeral service at 2:00 p.m. at St. James A.M.E. Church, 301 E. Market St., Cadiz. Rev. Craig Smith will officiate. Military honors will be performed by the Cadiz American Legion at 1:45 p.m. at the church.
The family is assisted by Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz. Memorial contributions may be made at www.clark-kirkland.com.