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 Sam Flippin Christian

Sam Flippin Christian

Birth
Surry County, North Carolina, USA
Death 22 Jul 2009 (aged 90)
King, Stokes County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Westfield, Surry County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 111811501 · View Source
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PILOT MOUNTAIN, NC ~ Sam Flippin Christian, age 90, of Pilot Mountain died early Wednesday morning, July 22, 2009 at Village Care in King, NC.

Mr. Christian was born in Surry County on November 4, 1918 to the late Charles and Jennie Meggs Neal Christian.

Mr. Christian served in the Army as a medic during WWII and the Korean War and afterward at the Walter Reid Hospital. After retiring from the Army with the rank of Staff Sergeant, he served 15 years at Holy Cross Hospital in Washington, DC. He was a member of Westfield Baptist Church.

Surviving are one step-son and daughter-in-law, Lynn and Helen Sauls of Chattanooga, TN; one grandson and wife, Raymond K. and Cherri Sauls of Ashby, MA; three great-grandchildren, Stephanie, Elizabeth and Jillian Sauls; one great-great grandchild, Rayanne Sauls; a special grand-nephew and caregiver, Bryan Christian; and many nieces and nephews and their families.

Mr. Christian was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 49 years, Mary Craig Christian; one stepson, Eddie Sauls; and six brothers, Robert Reid Christian, John Foster Christian, Frank Glenn Christian, Charles Thomas Christian, William Bryan Christian and Ralph Wayne Christian.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, July 25, 2009 at Cox-Needham Chapel at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Joel Stephens and the Rev. Clifford Christian officiating. Interment will follow in the Westfield Baptist Church Cemetery with full military honors by King American Legion Post 290.

Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Cox-Needham Funeral Home from 10 to 11 a.m. Cox-Needham Funeral Home of Pilot Mountain is assisting the Christian family.



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  • Created by: A.W.R.
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111811501
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sam Flippin Christian (4 Nov 1918–22 Jul 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111811501, citing Westfield Baptist Church Cemetery, Westfield, Surry County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by A.W.R. (contributor 47508929) .