Edwin was born on December 10, 1930 in Jefferson City, Missouri to the late Jennings and Estella Hardy Christy. Edwin served in the United States Air Force as a Rescue Helicopter Pilot and attained the rank of Major before his retirement. During his service he garnered over 5000 hours of flight time and was a part of conflicts in Korea, Vietnam, Panama, and Thailand. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Chipley, Florida.
He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Joe Ann Christy of Chipley, FL; two sons: Edwin Alan Christy of Chipley, FL, Roger Bryan Christy and his wife Phyliss of Largo, FL; six grandchildren; three great grandchildren.
Graveside funeral services will be held 2:30P.M. Friday, June 22, 2018 at Marvin Chapel Cemetery in Graceville, Florida with Rev. Mike Orr officiating. Obert Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida directing.