Cappy Cotman Christian

WEST POINT - Cappy Cotman Christian, 78, of Lanexa, VA went home to be with the Lord on April 11, 2014. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Elizabeth and Ethel and a brother Washington Christian. He retired from Camp Peary after 32 years of service as a mechanic. Cappy was a life-long member of Ebenezer Baptist Church where he enjoyed singing in the choir. He was an avid hunter and fishermen. Cappy is survived by his wife of 31 years, Mildred Christian; seven children, JoAnn Christian, Julius Christian and his wife Elizabeth, Edwin Christian, Alonzo Christian and his wife Mildred, George Johnson, Ricky Johnson and Michael Johnson and his wife Elda; two brothers, Charles and Henry Christian; 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, April 18, 2014 at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 14410 Rockahock Road, Lanexa, VA 23089. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17th at Vincent Funeral Home, 9923 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, VA 23140. Tributes may be posted at

Funeral Home

Vincent Funeral Home
9923 Pocahontas Trail Providence Forge, VA 23140
(804) 966-7075

Published in Virginia Gazette on Apr. 15, 2014