Walter Franklin “Frankie” Christie, 66, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at his home. He was born on October 19, 1955, in Mooresville, to the late Walter Neely and Margaret Brown Christie.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Fay Jones, and brother, Joe Christie.

Frankie enjoyed fishing, watching Westerns, and being with his family. He enjoyed playing with his grand pups. He was employed by Mooresville Deluxe Ice Cream Company as the Refrigeration Service Manager before his retirement.

Frankie is survived by his wife, Crystal McLemore Christie; sons, Austin Jones and Franklin Christie and fiancée Megan; mother-in-law, Faye Irene Cook; brother-in-law, Oble McLemore and wife Ella; sister-in-law, Diana Romans; and nephew Joe Christie Jr. and his daughter, Serena.

A Celebration of Frankie’s life will be held at a later date.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home and Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Christie family. Condolences may be sent to the family at