Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia.
Officiating will be: Rev. Jamie Franke.
Music provided by: Barbara Elzea - pianist.
Interment will be in the Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Rick Girard, Joe Jennings, Dale Chrisman, Lyndle Chrisman, Ryan Chrisman and Cole Chrisman. Honorary pallbearers: Kevin Chrisman, Katelyn Chrisman, Dakato Girard, Tyler Girard, Jayle Jennings, Carter Jennings, Cannon Jennings and Koby Uhey.
Floyd Carter Chrisman passed away at 2:12 a.m. on Thursday, October 25, 2012 at the Moore-Pike Nursing Home in Bowling Green. Floyd and Gwen moved to Vandalia in 1958 from the Middletown area. He was a long-time member of the First Christian Church in Vandalia and a loving husband to Gwen for their 72 years of marriage. He worked for many years at the Harbison Walker Refractories in Vandalia, primarily as a press changer and brick setter. Floyd and Gwen enjoyed traveling all over the United States and camping in Texas. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, woodworking, shuffleboard and playing cards.
Born: October 22, 1918 in Hallsville, Missouri the son of Kenneth Berry and Lois Gertrude (Chandler) Chrisman.
Married: Velma Gwendolyn Fowler in Moberly, Missouri on March 23, 1940.
Survivors include: wife, Gwen of Bowling Green; one daughter, Connie Uhey of Vandalia; one brother, David Chrisman of Columbia; one daughter-in-law, Becky Chrisman of Vandalia; four grandchildren: Rick Girard, Kevin Chrisman, Robyn Jennings and Coby Uhey; nine great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by: parents; one son, Ronald D. Chrisman; one brother, Howard Chrisman; one grandson, Timothy Chrisman.
Memorials are encouraged to the First Christian Church in Vandalia.