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Clifford Thieme (Tim) Crist, Sr.

March 16, 1937 December 30, 2019
Clifford Thieme (Tim) Crist, Sr.
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Obituary for Clifford Thieme (Tim) Crist, Sr.

Clifford Thieme (Tim) Crist Sr., age 82, passed away Monday, December 30th, 2019 at OakBend Medical Center in Richmond, Texas. Tim was born March, 16th, 1937 in Fairfax, Oklahoma to his father James Clifford (Tuck) Bennett (1913-1984) and his mother Billie Madelyn Thieme (1915-2013). Along with his mother and father, Tim was preceded in death by his brother Joe Wayne Crist (1940-2018) and his adopted father Wayne Leo Crist (1914-1999). Tim is survived by his wife, Kathleen Kay Crist, and her children Billy Barthelmess, Shane Barthelmess, Coby Barthelmess and Miranda Acuna. Tim is also survived by his children, Debbie Williams, Cathy Dougherty, Janie Schmidt, Clifford Thieme (Tim) Crist Jr. and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Tim retired from Chevron-Phillips in 2016 after working there for 38 years. He enjoyed life to the fullest, his passion was always agriculture of livestock and we will never forget his love to Karaoke. Tim was always the life of the party, if you were fortunate enough to know him then you were truly blessed. The stories and memories of his life will go on forever.

Please join us February 1st, 2020 at 10:00 am at the Baker Funeral Home in West Columbia for Dad’s Celebration of Life Service.

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10:00 AM 2/1/2020 10:00:00 AM
Baker Funeral Home

634 S Columbia Dr
West Columbia, TX 77486

Baker Funeral Home
634 S Columbia Dr West Columbia 77486 TX
United States

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