Monty Leroy Christy


MONTY LEROY CHRISTY, 80, of Allegheny Twp., Parker passed away Thursday morning, August 20, 2020, suddenly at his residence of natural causes.

Born in Clay Twp. near Slippery Rock on December 11, 1939, he was son of late Charles and Kathreen Reese Christy.

He was a retired employee of Local 323 Laborers Union of Butler, and volunteered many years at both the Slippery Rock and Harrisville Vol. Fire Departments.

In his lifetime, Monty was an avid hunter, fisherman, and softball player. But Monty was truly known for his love of golf, and had spent many years with Harrisville and Slippery Rock and Ginger Hill Golf Clubs. At the former Shamrock Golf Course in Slippery Rock, Monty enjoyed his only hole-in-one during his golf legacy.

He is survived by his wife, the former Patricia Wagner, son David Christy and significant other Sue Wagner of Slippery Rock, three grandchildren: Craig (Heather) Perry, Elizabeth R. and Megan N. Christy; three great-grandchildren: Wyatt Hines, Colton Lee, and Carter Craig Perry; two brothers: Tom and Peg Christy of Iowa and Gerald and Alice Christy of Slippery Rock, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to parents, he was preceded in death by son Philip Lee Christy, and two sisters: Helen Glaister and Linda Pauline Christy.

Visitation will be held from Noon to 1:00 PM Monday at H. Jack Buzard Funeral Home, 201 So. Washington St. Eau Claire followed by a Blessing Service at 1:00 PM with Father Adam Verona officiating. Burial will follow at Eau Claire Cemetery.

To view/send condolences, sympathy cards, flowers visit www.buzardfuneralhomes.com

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