Constantine Louis Christie
Constantine Louis Christie
  • December 3, 1931 - January 1, 2017
  • Apex, North Carolina

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***WEATHER UPDATE: The Service Has Been Changed to Monday, January 9th at 2:00 pm. The family will receive friends following the service.

Constantine "Gus" Louis Christie, 85, of Apex, formerly of Chicago, IL, died Sunday, January 1, 2017 at his home in Apex, NC.

Gus was born December 3, 1931 in Chicago, IL to the late Louis Evangelos and Efemia Filios Christie. He was a Korean War veteran of the US Army and later served with the USO as a comedian entertaining the troops. Gus continued his career as a comedian to fulfill his lifelong goal of making people laugh and smile.

He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Jewell Christie; son, Louis Christie and wife, Michaelann; daughters, Dyanna Christie and Jennifer Brierly and husband, Jeff; brother, Ted Christie; grandchildren, Jackson, Julia, Spencer, Mackenzie, Noah and Joshua; and nephews, Kevin Christie and Fred Christie.

A Celebration of Life service will be held 2pm January 9, 2017 at Apex Funeral Home Chapel, 550 W. Williams St, Apex, NC 27502. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

Memorials may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014