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Robert Connally Christian

December 11, 1946 ~ March 7, 2015 (age 68)

Robert Connally "Bob" Christian

Robert Connally "Bob" Christian, age 68, of Greensboro, GA died Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, GA.  Born on December 11, 1946 in Rome, GA, he was the son of the late Julian Connally Christian and Katherine Eubanks Christian.  He graduated from East Rome High School in 1964.  He married Brenda Dianne Clark on September 4, 1966, and was a 1969 graduate of Shorter College in Rome with a Bachelor of Arts in Business and Economics.

Bob's career began with Burlington Industries in 1970 as Personnel Manager.  He then served as Corporate Director of Industrial Relations with Mount Vernon Mills in Greenville, SC.  His career continued as Director of Personnel with Cannon Mills in Kannapolis, NC, followed by the position of Vice President Human Resources with Forstmann and Company located in Dublin, GA.  Bob's final position was as Senior Vice President of Johnston Industries in Columbus, GA.

Bob was an active member of Grace Fellowship of Greensboro where he served as an Elder and also as Chairman of the Elders.  His love for his Lord, for his family, and for his church family was very apparent to all those who knew and loved him.  He thoroughly enjoyed time spent anywhere with family and friends.  Bob enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid gun collector. He was a wonderful storyteller.

In addition to his wife of 48 years, Brenda Clark Christian, he is survived by two daughters, Bonnie Christian Hall and husband Michael of Cumming, GA and Becky Christian Hester and husband Mike of Richmond Hill, GA; three grandchildren, Will Hall and Katie and Connor Hester; sister, Kathy Christian Hunter of Rome, GA and several nieces and nephews.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Grace Fellowship, 1971 S. Main Street, Greensboro, GA 30642 with Dr. Jimmy A. Long officiating.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday as well.  The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Grace Fellowship.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us atwww.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

 

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