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Blake Christian

Jul 07 1934 - Sep 22 2007

Blake Christian, age 73, of Richardson, Texas, passed away at his home on September 22, 2007. Ronald Blake Christian was born on July 7, 1934, in Harrison, Arkansas to Conley L. and Elva (Cruse) Christian. He served his country in the US Marines. On April 24, 1955, he married Mary Ellen Stewart in Miami, Oklahoma. Blake was a devoted father and grandfather as well as mentor and friend to many of his business associates. Blake founded C & C Wholesale Distributors September 3, 1975 and was CEO at the time of his passing. He is survived by his wife of fifty-two years, Mary; son, Jim Christian of Allen, Texas; daughter, Karen McMullen of Highland Village, Texas; grandchildren, Travis & Jordan Christian of Austin, Texas and Anna & Mitchell McMullen of Highland Village, Texas; and brother, Bob Christian of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Preceding him in death were his parents; brothers, Joe and Kenneth; and sister, Sue. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, September 29, 2007 at Church of The Holy Communion, 17405 Muirfield, Dallas, TX with Father Sam Steere and Father David Edman officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Allen beginning at 5:00 PM, Friday evening, September 28, 2007. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The Blake Christian Educate the Children Fund, % Wendy Fox, Texas Capital Bank, 2100 McKinney Ave, Suite 900, Dallas, TX 75201, a scholarship fund to help educate the Children of C&C employees.
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