Homer Odell Christian, 82, died Jan. 28, 2020 in Corpus Christi.
He was born on Sept. 29, 1937 in Lucedale, Miss. to Kennie and Allean Christian.
He was preceded in death by his parents; Kennie and Allean Christian; son, Homer Odell Christian, Jr.; and brother; Clint Christian.
He is survived by his wife, Irene Christian; children, Tammy Garza (Frank Rios), Shelby Christian (Jennifer), Shon Christian (Christy), Scott Christian, Sharla Woods (Johnny Pelt), Lori Lofton and Craig Christian; brother, Ben Christian; sister; Virgie Holland; several grandchildren; great- grandchildren; nieces; nephews; other relatives; and friends.
Visitation was held on Sunday, Feb. 2, from 5 to 9 p.m. at Turcotte-Piper Mortuary in Kingsville. A funeral service was held on Monday, Feb. 3 at 10 a.m. at Ricardo Baptist Church. Interment followed at Riviera Cemetery.
Services were entrusted to Turcotte-Piper Mortuary.