Aug 21, 1958 - Jan 15, 2013 CHANDLER James (Jimmy) Delma Christy was born August 21, 1958, in Perry, OK to Carl and Freida (Smith) Christy. After a long battle with ALS, he passed away on January 15, 2013, in Chandler at the age of 54. Jimmy lived life to the fullest and was a fun-loving, devoted father and loyal friend. He was proud to be a part of the Chandler graduating class of 1976, members of which he considered family. James was preceded in death by his parents and is survived by Patty Christy, of the home; son, Ty Christy, of Chandler; daughter, Cailey Christy, of Chandler; brothers: David and wife Jotta Christy, of Shawnee; Mike and wife Marfreda Christy, of Chandler; sisters: Karen and husband Gary Hawkins, of Moore; Susan Bay, of Harrah; aunts: Charlotte Fox, of Midwest City; and Glenda Daman, of Midland, Texas; numerous nieces and nephews and the Chandler High School class of 1976. Jimmy's family and friends celebrated his life Friday, January 18, 2013, with interment following Saturday, January 19, 2013, in Oak Park Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Lehman Funeral Home of Wellston.

Published in The Oklahoman on Jan. 24, 2013