Michael Allen Christian
January 27, 1954 – January 21, 2015
Michael Allen Christian, age 60, of Elkton, MD, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 21, 2015.
Born in Wilmington, Delaware on January 27, 1954, Michael was a son of Walter M. Christian, Sr. and Katherine Russelburg Christian. He enjoyed a 30 year career as a Master Nissan Technician for a number of local shops and was most recently employed with Porter Nissan.
An avid cyclist, Michael was a member of the Wooden Wheels and Team Delaware cycling teams. He enjoyed working on cars and completing projects around the house. Michael earned his private pilot’s license and spent many happy hours flying. He was a devoted family man who adored spending time with his loved ones, especially his grandson.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Walter M. Christian, Jr. In addition to his parents, Michael is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Sara “Sallie” Wilson Christian; children, Whitney S. Thompson (Kyle) of Lancaster, PA, Travis M. Christian of Burke, VA and Trevor H. Christian of Newark, DE; brother, Larry T. Christian (Terry) of Wilmington, DE; and grandson, Silas M. Thompson.
A memorial service will be held at 7 pm on Wednesday evening, January 28, 2015, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 7 pm. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Michael’s name may be made to Seasons Hospice, 229 E. Main Street, Elkton, MD 21921.