Floyd Christian Jr. '60 June 23, 2022 2:53 PM updated: June 23, 2022 2:57 PM
Floyd H. Christian
January 2, 1939 - June 14, 2022
Floyd H. Christian, Jr. of Rosharon, Texas passed quietly in his sleep on June 14, 2022. He was born in Houston, Texas on January 2, 1939 to Laurie Dell Knipling Christian and Floyd H. Christian, Sr. His hobbies were hunting and fishing.
Floyd grew up in Richmond, TX and graduated from Lamar Consolidated High School in 1956 where he was class president and a member of the football and golf teams. Floyd went on to attend Texas A&M University, was a member of the Corp of Cadets, and was elected class president his first year. He attained his undergraduate degree in Business Administration. He subsequently attended the University of Texas Law School where he received his Doctor of Jurisprudence. After completing his military service, attaining the rank of Captain, Floyd moved to Angleton to begin his legal career and raise a family. As a young lawyer, he also pursued his passion for agriculture by farming rice in Brazoria County for over 15 years.
Floyd was a practicing lawyer in Angleton for 50 years and a member of Texas Trial Lawyers Association. He served on the Angleton ISD School Board for 10 years, served as president of the Brazoria County Bar Association and was president of The Association of Former Students A&M Club – Brazoria County. He was also a member of Lions International Angleton Noon, a member of the Angleton Chamber of Commerce and a member of Angleton First United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his companion of 33 years, Susan Mitchell; his son Corey Christian of Angleton, wife Sandi, grandsons Conner and Carson, granddaughter Mallori; daughter Courtney Christian of Houston, and her companion Dusty Hall, granddaughters Ciara, Kayla and Casey; Cousins Richard Knipling, wife Rennie; Brian Knipling, wife Keely and Charles Dickerson; along with various other cousins. Floyd was preceded in death by his parents Laurie Dell and Floyd Sr. and his stepdaughter Teresa L. Herbert.
Honorary pall bearers: Sandy Flint, Jim Christ, Bob Drake, Mat Coyle, Charles Gless
Pall bearers: Conner Christian, Carson Christian, Mallori Christian, Bob Gardner, Bill Williams, Corey Christian
Services will be held at First United Methodist Church, 219 N. Arcola St., Angleton, TX at 10:30 am on Monday, June 20, 2022 and will conclude at Davis-Greenlawn Cemetery in Rosenberg, TX. There will also be a visitation on Sunday evening June 19, 2022 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Palms Funeral Home, 2300 East Mulberry, Angleton, TX.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in his name to the following Organizations:
- Parkinson’s Foundation – www.parkinson.org
- The Teresa L. Herbert Memorial Foundation – PO Box 477, Rosharon, TX 77583
- Alzheimer’s Association – www.alz.org
- Angleton First United Methodist Church, 219 N. Arcola St., Angleton, TX 77515
- And/or any Veteran’s Association