M. Chris Christman(1935 - 2014)

M. Chris Christman
Oct. 4, 1935 - Jan. 21, 2014
Former Resident of Danville
Melvin Chris Christman, 78, passed away suddenly Tues. morning, Jan. 21. Chris was a Marine veteran and recently retired from the insurance industry. As former President of Roundhill Country Club Tennis, he spent many years playing in mixed doubles and attending many tournaments as he was nationally ranked USTA. He would be seen at the local high schools enjoying a Friday night football game cheering for all the players. Born in Miami, Florida, he graduated from Stetson University and served as a Officer in the Marine Corps in Quantico, VA and Camp Pendleton, CA. He loved dogs and cats that lived with him throughout his years. He is survived by his 5 children, Carin, Randy, Julie, Courtney and Kate, his sister Christine and his grandchildren, Devin and Leah. He will be greatly missed. A memorial service will be held Sunday, Jan 26 at 11 AM followed by a reception at Oak Hill Park in Danville, next to Monte Vista HS. All are welcome to attend. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the .

Published in Contra Costa Times on Jan. 25, 2014