Elton L Christian

June 1, 1924 - October 16, 2017
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Elton Leroy Christian, 93, of Dill City, Oklahoma passed away peacefully on October 16th, 2017. Elton was born on June 1, 1924 to Gus and Lillian (Marriott) Christian in Forty One, Oklahoma. He attended school at Port, graduated from Dill City. He met and married the love of his life Della Jo Green on May 20, 1944 in the Alexander home near Rocky, She preceded him in death on March 16, 2014. Elton was a Farmer and Rancher. He drove a semi truck for Garland Black for many years taking locally grown crops to market. Then he drove a propane truck from 1972 to 2011. Elton began employment for Margaret Carpenter, John Strange and Beck & Root. He was a longtime member of the Dill City First Baptist Church, he was an ordained Deacon where he served in various positions and committees. Elton was also a member of the Holiday Rambler R.V. Club. Elton will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include:
2 Sons: Steve Christian & wife Linda of Dill City, OK
Dave Christian & wife Judy of Dill City, OK
1 Daughter: Charlotte Stehr & husband Norman of Clinton, Ok
7 Grandchildren
13 Great Grandchildren
2 Great-Great Grandchildren
1 Brother-in-law: Gale Klump of Clinton, OK
1 Sister-in-law: Opal Lee Noble of Wichita Falls, TX

Preceded in death by: Parents, wife: Della Jo Christian, 3 brothers: Kenneth, Archie and Leland Christian, brother-in-law: John Noble, Sister-in-law: Mollie Klump.

Funeral Service: 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 18, 2017
First Baptist Church
Dill City, Oklahoma
Interment: South Burns Cemetery
Dill City, Oklahoma


Flowers or Donations
First Baptist Church
P.O. Box 98
Dill City, Oklahoma

under the direction of Ray & Martha's Funeral Home-Cordell, Oklahoma



Service Information

Visitation
Date: October 16, 2017
Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Visitation
Date: October 17, 2017
Time: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Funeral
Date: October 18, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm
Interment
Date: October 18, 2017

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ETHELYN RAGSDALE
ROOSEVELT, OK
KNOW THAT HE IS IN HEAVEN RESTING. I AM SO GLAD THAT I HAD A PART OF HIS LIFE. AND HE HAS ALL THE CHOCOLATES THAT HE WANTS NOW!!! R I P
Gary and Viva Kay Coulter
Sayre, OK
We are so sorry for your loss. We thought the world of Elton.  We spent many enjoyable weekends being with Elton and Della Jo in the RV Club. They were such a joy to be with.  Will always remember his smile when he would win the Joker game.
Don & Pat Wise
Sand Springs, OK
We first knew Elton and Della Jo thru the RV Club we were in. They were a sweet and fun couple. You will miss him I know. Blessings
George & Peggy Back
Meeker, CO
So sorry about you Dad Charlotte ??
Prayers for your family??
Diane Grubbs Thompson
Norman, OK
My thoughts and prayers are with this wonderful family.
Don and Linda Waldrop
Cordell, OK
So sorry for all the family. Elton was a kind wonderful friend . We are out of state and will be unable to attend the services.
Jim and Shirley Davis
Co City, CO
We are asking the Lord blessing on you and loving prayers to help in this hard time.  Know he is in such a much better place but still hard to let them go.  Love you both.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl and R. Jacobsen
Burns Flat, OK
Dear Elton's Family. So sorry for your Loss of Elton. He was a very dear Man to us and our family. He shared many hours of his memories and his growing up with us. We will miss him. Our deepest condolences to you.
Perry Unruh
Pensacola, FL
A truly wonderful man.  I never heard him utter a single word in anger toward another.
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