Mr. Christenbury was born July 31, 1953, to the late John Hubert Christenbury and Iva Lee Childress Christenbury. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister: Dorothy Addison; brothers: Steve, Ronald, Jim, John and Richard Christenbury; and a half-sister: Bernice Dow.
Mr. Christenbury is survived by his children, Kenneth C. Christenbury and his wife, Stacey Davidson Christenbury, and his grandson, Aven of Falls Church, VA; his daughter, Kate Elizabeth Christenbury of Raleigh, NC (with Douglas Klein); his siblings: Janet Sinclair and her husband, Rick, of Garner, NC; and David Christenbury of Chester, VA; his ex-wife Sarah Taylor Christenbury of Raleigh, NC, and his many nephews and nieces.
Mr. Christenbury graduated from Roanoke Rapids High School in 1971, and went on to earn a business degree from NC Wesleyan College in 1977. He was employed as an electrician, by Dominion Resources and Virginia Electric and Power Company, and later retired to Lake Hartwell, in GA.
First and foremost, Mr. Christenbury was a devoted family man. His children and his grandson were his life. In addition, he deeply and unconditionally loved all of his family and friends.
Rev. Randy Martin will conduct a graveside service in Cedarwood Cemetery, Roanoke Rapids Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Diabetes Action Research & Education Foundation (www.diabetesaction.org).
Online condolences may be made at www.hockadayfs.com