BATTLE Christian Anthony Battle, age 21, of Ashville, passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at Grant Medical Center, Columbus. He was born February 7, 1990 in Columbus. He was a 2008 Graduate of Teays Valley H.S. and worked for The Conner Group in Columbus. After his passing, Christian was able to give the ultimate gift of life to help others live a better quality of life. Survived by his parents, Gregory L. Battle and Tamara E. (Hothem) Battle; sister, Shelby L. Battle; his fiancÃ©, Kristin Spradlin, all of Ashville; grandparents, Billy and Sandra Battle of Chesterhill, OH. and Bobbie Hothem of Ashville; uncles and aunts, Billy J. Battle (Michelle Shriver) of Chesterhill, OH., Lori (Oliver) Roberts of Reynoldsburg, Bill Hothem of Columbus; best friend, Zach Flovin. Preceded in death by grandfather Darrell Hothem in 1984. Friends may call from 6-9 p.m. on Friday , Today at the OLIVER-CHEEK FUNERAL HOME, 420 W. Main St., Ashville. A Funeral Service will held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, August 13, 2011 at Teays Valley High School, Auditorium, 3887 St. Rt. 752, Ashville with calling hours from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The Rev. Bill Pellum will officiate. The family request, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lifeline of Ohio, 770 Kinnear Road, Suite 200, Columbus, 43212.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Aug. 12, 2011