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Larry Gene Christy, Jr. March 21, 1997 – September 11, 2022

Celebration of Life

Larry Gene Christy Jr., 25, passed away on Sept. 11 just outside Tehachapi. He was born March 21, 1997 to Larry Gene Christy Sr., and Symantha Leigh Christy, in Bakersfield, California.

Growing up he was involved in sports. He enjoyed fishing and camping with his family. He also enjoyed off-roading and loved the freedom he felt while riding his motorcycle. He graduated from Mojave River Academy in 2015. He became the proud father to Jaxon James Christy in March of the same year. Jaxon James Christy were the love of his life. Larry worked at Benz Sanitation, World Wind Services and worked in construction where he did custom concrete and block work.

He is preceded in death by his sister, Naomi Lynn Christy (aka Na/Budda); grandfathers, John Lee Christy and Donald David Starn; and cousin, Dale James Starn. He is survived by son, Jaxon James Christy; parents, Larry Gene Christy Sr., and Symantha Leigh Christy; brother, Jeffery Jason Starn; niece, Naomi Rene Starn; sister, Ashley Nicole Palmer; brother-in-law, Zechariah James Palmer; and nephews, Christian James Palmer, and Jonathan Isaac Palmer. He is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Larry will be remembered as a person who was very compassionate, selfless and had an enormous heart. He was a man who always put others in front of himself. He will be sorely missed by everyone who knew and loved him.

Visitation was held Wednesday, Sept. 28 at Wood Family Funeral Service Chapel. Chapel Service was held on Sept. 29, followed by Graveside Service at Tehachapi Public Cemetery - Westside.

Wood Family Funeral Service has been entrusted with his care. For condolences, please visit http://www.woodmortuary.net.