Dick E. Christ

Dick E. Christ, 92, of Huntington, IN, died Saturday morning, Oct. 12, 2019, at Heritage Pointe of Huntington.

Mr. Christ served in the United States Navy in 1946. He was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church for 68 years and was a member of church’s men’s club. He had worked for Indiana Bell Telephone Company for 31 years, retiring in 1983. He was a member of the Izaak Walton League for many years. He lived in Huntington his entire life.

He was born April 14, 1927, in Huntington to E. Carl and Velma Dyson Christ. He married L. Roseanne Pohler on April 5, 1947, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 7, 2017.

Survivors include a son, Scott Christ, of Huntington; a daughter, Sue Ann Eltzroth, of Huntington; five grandchildren, Ginger Christ, of Texas; Scott Christ Jr., of Warsaw; Olivia Marley, of Pierceton; Susan (John) Balagller, of Leesburg, VA; and Deborah (Jesus) Luevanos, of El Paso, TX; and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Michael Eltzroth.

Calling is Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the St. Peter Lutheran Church, 648 N. LaFontaine St., Huntington. A funeral service will be held immediately following at 10:30 a.m. at the church, with Rev. Tim Lorenz officiating. Interment will be at the Lancaster Cemetery.

Memorials are to St. Peter Lutheran Church, in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750.

The online guest book may be signed at www.myersfuneralhomes.com.