Russell R Christy

August 4th, 1928 to April 28th, 2018

Russell R. “Rus” Christy, 89, of Marysville, died Saturday, April 28, 2017.

He was born August 4, 1928 in Algonac to the late Robert and Ruth Christy. He married Nancy McKee on June 1, 1979 in Algonac.

Rus was a teacher, coach, counselor, and principal for several area school districts. Later in his career, he returned to school to obtain his certification in Special Education and taught in that area until his retirement. He was very artistic and enjoyed woodcarving and painting.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy; five children, Katharine Jo Thomas, Susan (Stanley) Janik, Anne (Jerry) Molter, Russell (Denise) Christy Jr., and Connie (Mark) Leestma; eleven grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

A gathering to celebrate his life will be held in August. Cremation has taken place.

Arrangements are by the Marysville Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Blue Water Hospice.

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