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Steven “Steve” Lee Christian

August 22, 1950 — February 20, 2021

RALEIGH-Mr. Steven “Steve” Lee Christian, 70, passed away on Saturday, February 20, 2021.

Mr. Christian was born on August 22, 1950 in Durham, NC. He was co-owner of Don C. Christian Company, and worked for the last 15 years at Hudson Funeral Home. Steve served as Captain with Bethesda Fire Department for 10 years, Reserve officer for 7 years with Durham Public Safety, and served on the Citizen Safety Committee. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, where he actively served as Deacon. Steve was past Master of Oak Grove Masonic Lodge #750, the Ceremonial Cast, the Amran Temple Shriners and Scottish Rites. He served on the Board of Directors for the Amran Shrine Bowl and was a member and past President of the Triangle Shrine Club.

Mr. Christian was preceded in death by his father, Don C. Christian, and his twin brother, Kenneth Christian.

Mr. Christian is survived by his wife of 50 years in June, Debbie Christian; daughter, Anna Christian Pfeiffer of Charleston, SC; son, John Christian of Raleigh, NC; mother, Dorothy G. Christian of Raleigh, NC; his brother, Dr. Don J. Christian (Brenda) of Sunset Beach, NC; sister-in-law, Gail T. Christian of Raleigh, NC; and several nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Hudson Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Hudson Funeral Home Chapel. Officiating will be Reverend Ed Denton and Dr. Ron Cumbie. Masonic Rites will be conducted by the Oak Grove Masonic Lodge 750.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Shriners Children’s Hospital at, or the Masonic Home for Children at

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Wednesday, February 23, 2022

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