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Earl E. Christy

January 22, 1935 — December 17, 2023

Hastings

Earl E. Christy

***SERVICES HAVE BEEN POSTPONED TO 10:30 A.M. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2024 AND VISITATION 9 A.M. - 7 P.M. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2ND.***

Hastings resident Earl E. Christy, 88, passed away Sunday, December 17, 2023, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE.    

 

Memorial Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 13, at Grace United Methodist Church in Hastings with Rev. Benjamin Hanne officiating. Private family interment will be held at Grace United Methodist Church Columbarium with military honors by the Nebraska National Guard. Visitation will be 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. with family present 5-7 p.m. Friday, January 12, at the funeral home, and one hour before the service at the church. Memorials may be given to Grace United Methodist Church. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service, go to Earl’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page.

 

Earl was born January 22, 1935, in Emporia, KS to Earl M. and Mildred L. (Berkshire) Christy. He graduated from Hartford High School and received his Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Economics from Kansas State University. Earl served in the U.S. Army Reserves from October 16, 1961 to January 31, 1964. He married Rosalie Colglazier on June 9, 1957, in Hartford, KS.

 

Earl was a grain manager for Morrison Enterprises. He was very involved in the community by serving on the School Board for Hastings Public Schools, was a member of Stephen’s Ministry, Grace United Methodist Church, Men’s Fellowship and Bible Study at Grace United Church, 4-H Leader, Little League Baseball Coach, Midget Football Coach, and Mary Lanning Hospital Volunteer.

 

Earl was preceded in death by his parents, Earl Mac Christy and Mildred Louise Griffiths, and step-father, Vernon Griffiths.

 

SURVIVORS:
Wife:                                      
    Rose Christy

Sons, Daughter & Spouses:   
    Roger Christy – Hastings, NE

    Randy & Shelly Christy – Chanhassen, MN

    Rick & Lori Christy – Hastings, NE 

    Rachelle Christy – Hastings, NE

Grandchildren & Spouses:    
    Lisa & Mike Wilkes – Bradenton, FL                                                                                   
    Rebecca & AJ Dordel – St. Paul, MN

    Jacob & Allison Christy – Sylvania, OH

    Bailey & Brandon Hedgecock – Lincoln, NE

    Jordyn Christy & fiancé: David Elsten – Hastings, NE

Great-Grandchildren:            
    Brooklyn Wilkes

    Kennedy Wilkes

    Brayden Christy

    Carter Hedgecock

    Brody Christy

Step-Brother & Spouse:        
    Tom & Linda Griffiths – Clinton, MO

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Past Services

Visitation

Friday, February 2, 2024

9:00am - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center

1225 N. Elm Street, Hastings, NE 68901

The family will be present 5-7 p.m.

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Visitation

Saturday, February 3, 2024

9:30 - 10:30 am (Central time)

Grace United Methodist Church

1832 W 9th St, Hastings, NE 68901

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Memorial Service

Saturday, February 3, 2024

10:30 - 11:30 am (Central time)

Grace United Methodist Church

1832 W 9th St, Hastings, NE 68901

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