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Gene Christian

May 24, 1938 — September 27, 2020

Waycross – Gene Maxwell Christian, 82, of Waycross passed away Sunday night (September 27, 2020) at his residence following an extended illness.

Born in Swainsboro, GA his parents were Johnny Maxwell Christian and Nesbit Rogers Christian. Gene was self-employed at Gene’s Pawn Shop as a pawn broker. Gene was of the Baptist faith. He was a former state trooper in Waycross and he loved hunting and fishing.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Shirley Wainwright Christian of Waycross; 1 son, Glenn Maxwell Christian of Pembroke, GA.; 3 grandchildren, Tiffany, Grant, and Lane Christian of Pembroke;1 great grandchild, Waylon Christian of Pembroke; Special cousin, sister, Janice Russell of Nahunta; special friend who was like a son, Donnie Oglesby of Waycross, and his children, Mandy, Ashley, Cody, Amber & Austin; special buddies, Dewey Newman, John Eliand, Dereck Strickland, George Freeman, and Tommy Green; special companion, always with him, never left his sight-Honey. Several other relatives and a host of friends.

Due to COVID-19 there will be no service at this time.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.frye.com.

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