|Birth: ||May 22, 1969|
|Death: ||Oct. 9, 2011|
* Youth Pastor and College & Career Pastor at Lebanon Baptist Church in Roswell, GA
* P.E. Teacher at A.L. Burruss Elementary School in Marietta, GA
* Wife to Cici.
* Father to 2 young children.
CHRIST – Darrin Ray Christ died October 9, 2011 in Marietta, GA. Darrin was born May 22, 1969 in Greenville, SC to Dave and Becca Christ.
He attended Bob Jones Academy and went on to Bob Jones University graduating with a BA in Bible. He pursued a masters degree in Health and Exercise Science at Furman University, and completed his degree in 1994. He then taught physical education at Bryson Elementary in Simpsonville, SC for 6 years. On September 18, 1999 he married CiCi (Price) from Roswell, GA.
Darrin and CiCi moved to Detroit, MI shortly after they were married so Darrin could attend Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary. He graduated in 2005 with a Master of Divinity. Son, Riley, and daughter, Reagan were born during that time.
Darrin and his family moved to Roswell, GA in 2006 where Darrin taught physical education in the Marietta City Schools. They joined Lebanon Baptist Church in 2008, and Darrin was hired onto the pastoral staff as part time youth pastor.
Darrin also taught the Young Married Sunday School class, and worked with the College & Career Group during the summer months. Darrin is survived by his wife CiCi, son Riley, daughter Reagan, parents Dave and Becca, brother Derrick, and grandmother, Lorine Schaeffer.
Funeral services will be on Friday, October 14, 2011 at 1:00 PM at Lebanon Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Green Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those who desire may make contributions to the Riley and Reagan Christ Educational Fund or to the Missionary Memorial Fund, c/o Lebanon Baptist Church, 11250 Crabapple Road, Roswell, GA 30075.
The Christ family will receive friends on Thursday evening from 5 to 8 PM at Northside Chapel Funeral Directors and Crematory, Roswell/Alpharetta, 770/645-1414. www.northsidechapel.com
I have only know Mr. Christ for a short time, but I can tell that he was on fire for the Lord.
The kids at Lebanon Baptist Church loved him.
He will be truly missed.
God took away a great man before his time.
I hope right now that you're enjoying Heaven.
Green Lawn Cemetery
Created by: Sarah J.
Record added: Oct 10, 2011
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