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Billy Bob Christian

Billy Bob Christian OBIT picBilly Bob Christian, age 67, of Crockett, passed away Tuesday, April 6, 2021 in Bay City while on vacation. Billy was born July 10, 1953 in Crockett to parents, W. R. Christian and Evelyn Joyce Millwee Christian. He was a 1972 graduate of Kennard High School and was a veteran of the United States Army serving during the Vietnam Era.  Billy had a long career in law enforcement and was currently a sergeant serving as Investigator for the Houston County Sheriff Office. He was a member and Master Mason of the Lothrop Lodge #21 AF & AM, Vice President of the Consolidated Water Board, member of the Texas Sheriff’s Association and Texas Municipal Police Association. Also, Billy was a faithful member of the Porter Springs Baptist Church.

Billy is survived by wife of 25 years, Brenda Christian of Crockett; step-son, Bradley Matlock and wife, Alicia of The Woodlands; daughter, Amber Martin and husband, Justin of Colorado; grandchildren, Tyler Burdett and Kathy of Spring, Lexi Rhiannon of The Woodlands, Destiny Rodgers and husband, Brandon of Camp Lejeune, N.C., Emilie Pope of Marble Falls, Briana Matlock of The Woodlands, Matthew Musick of Colorado, Shayla Matlock of The Woodlands; great-grandchildren, Avery, Owen, Serenity, Everleigh and one due at the end of September; sister, Marilyn Joyce Moore of Crockett; sister-in-law, Mary Christian of Grapeland; very special friends, Brother Tommy Hutto and wife, Doris of Crockett; numerous nieces, nephews and other loving relatives and friends; plus a beloved dog, Smokey. He was preceded in death by parents, W. R. and Evelyn Christian; sister, Barbara Ann Christian; brother, Charles Wayne “Bubba” Christian; and brother-in-law, Robert Moore.

Funeral services for Billy Bob Christian will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, April 11, 2021 in the Porter Springs Baptist Church with Brother Wayne Stewart and Brother Tommy Hutto officiating. Interment to follow at Boggs Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Saturday evening at the Callaway-Allee Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Porter Springs Baptist Church Renovation Fund, 161 C.R. 3070, Crockett, TX 75835.

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  1. Brenda we are so sorry for your loss. Billy was a good man and he will be greatly missed by all that knew him. Prayees are will all of you

  2. Brenda we are so sorry for your loss. Billy was a good man and he will be greatly missed by all that knew him. Prayers are will all of you

  3. Condolences to you Brenda, and your family and friends. Billy was an asset to our community and will be missed.

  4. Brenda, we were so sorry to hear about Billy Bob. He was a good man & loved by many, many people. He will truly be missed by all. You are in our prayers.

  5. Our deepest condolences. Always in our thoughts, prayers and forever in our hearts.

  6. Brenda, we are so very sorry for your loss. We all loved Billy, and my heart hurts for you. We are praying for you.

  7. Brenda I am still trying to understand this.But I know where he is and I told Sharon and others yesterday.He is riding his favoraite horse and he is working cows with Mr. Billy Crowson.Our deepest sympathy to you and the family.

  8. So sorry for your loss Brenda. Billy Bob was a great cowboy and an even better man. I’ll miss my friend.

  9. Brenda we are so sorry to hear about Billy. He will be missed very much. You are in our prayers

  10. Brenda, I, was so shocked yesterday when spoke with Brother Tommy. And he told me about Billy. I, loved Billy like a blood Brother. And I know that he and Brother Tommy was more like Brothers, than just best friends. Billy was a very GOOD MAN, GOOD CHRISITAN MAN, and friend to everyone who knew him. He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him, or came in contact with him whether on streets, or at his favorite place his Church!!!! Billy is setting beside Jesus now!!!! Brenda, you and your family or my thoughts and prayers. I, send my Love!!!

  11. Brenda we were so saddened to hear about Billy.He was such a kind and caring man with such a gentle spirit . I think that is what everyone loved about him. He is going to be missed terribly by so many .Our hearts go out to you and your family. We will continue to remember you in our prayers .

  12. So sorry to hear of the loss of your sweet husband, Brenda. He was one of the good ones and will be greatly missed in Houston County. Prayers for your family during this difficult time.

  13. Dear Brenda, we were stunned to hear this, our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with you and family.I know you loved him so very much.Billy was such a good-man and had a way of making you feel comfortable and safe. We will miss him much.

  14. Brenda,
    Our heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. Billy Bob was a good, kind man who touched many lives. You will continue to be in our prayers.
    Dorian & Carroll

  15. Brenda some things are hard to understand. But my thoughts and prayers are with you.

  16. Brenda, I am so sorry for your loss, my heart, thoughts and prayers are with you. He will truly be missed in the community.

  17. Brenda, so sorry to hear about Billy Bob. Our prayers are with you.

  18. Michelle and I are deeply saddened at the loss of our friend. Prayers are lifted up for Brenda and the entire family.

  19. Sending love and prayers. 😊🙏🏻To Justin and amber Martin & grand children And the whole Christian family 🕊🌈

  20. Sweet Beulah Land

  21. So sorry to hear about Billy Bob. Lots of good memories of him & Charles both. Our deepest sympathy to all his family. David & June Currie

  22. Brenda and family…we are so sorry for your lost. May God give you strength during this difficult time.
    Nolan Hamlin
    Cyndy Horne (daughter)

  23. Brenda, so very sorry to hear of your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Sending hugs.

  24. It was an honor for me to work with Billy all those years at the Houston County S.O. Always smiling, always happy, and always ready to help wherever he was needed. He was great friend and will be missed.

  25. Brenda, saddened to hear of your loss. Prayers for peace, comfort, and strength during this difficult time in your life! Always enjoyed my visits with Billy, he will be missed. God Bless you and your family!

  26. I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers

  27. We are so sorry for your loss!! You are in our prayers!

  28. SO so sorry for us loss. He will be missed

  29. Brenda, I am so sorry for your loss. Billy was such a good man. I’m praying God comforts you and your family during this difficult time.

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