Obituary of Oliver Perry Christy III
Oliver Perry Christy III was born on January 19, 1938, in Seabrook, Texas to Irma Larrabee Christy and Oliver Perry Christy Jr. Perry passed away on Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Shirley Brown Christy; daughter, Mandy Stilwell; sister, Paula Christy; grandsons, Kyle Stilwell, Clint Stilwell and fiancé Courtney Spretz; granddaughter, Christy Stilwell Sloan and husband Patrick; along with a host of other dear family and friends. Perry is preceded in death by his son, Perry Dean Christy.
Perry graduated from Webster high school in 1956, where he ran track, was honorable mention all-district football, played basketball, was class president, student council president, and was voted class favorite of his senior class.
Following High school, Perry attended the University of Houston where he graduated with a BBA and then earned his CPA license. He enjoyed successful careers in banking and then the airline industry before going into private practice.
Perry is remembered by his family as an adventurous and fun person. He rode motorcycles, traveled in an RV, enjoyed boating and was an avid fisherman, had a Pilot’s license, and was a Master Mason.
Perry was a lifelong resident of Seabrook who will be greatly missed by the entire community.
Funeral services for Perry will be held on Saturday, June 25th, 2022 at Seabrook United Methodist Church. (3300 Lakeside Dr., Seabrook, Tx 77586) A Visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 am. The Funeral service beginning at 11:00 am, with Pastor Chuck Weber officiating. Interment will follow at Seabrook Cemetery.
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