Christian, Henry R

Henry Rexford Christian, 91, of Huntington, WV, passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House.  Funeral service will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Saturday, August 31, 2019 with Father Jon Jackson officiating at Dock’s Creek Cemetery. The American Legion Post 93 Honor Guard will conduct military graveside rites. He was born August 30, 1927 in Echo, WV. a son of the late Curtis and Stella Trodgen Christian. Rex was a retired cabinetmaker and a veteran having served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Ceredo Congregational Church. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by seven siblings. He is survived by his beloved wife Fern Workman Christian; one precious daughter and son-in-law Tess Van Dijk (Arjan); two grandchildren Christian White (Marian) and Natasja Van Dijk (Fiance’ Brandon Washington); one great-grandchild Ava Washington and one sister Marybelle Castle. Visitation will be from 12-1 P.M. at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. The funeral procession will leave the funeral home following the visitation. Online condolences may be expressed at