The Obit For Stephen Christopher

Stephen Christopher
Wednesday, December 28, 2011

CHRISTOPHER, Stephen J. age 70 of Springfield, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2011. He was born on August 26, 1941 in Springfield, Ohio to the late Louis Edward and Virginia Mae (Stephens) Christopher.

Stephen is survived by his two sons: Scott (Michelle) Christopher and S. Todd Christopher; a sister Sandee (Phil) Westfall; Grandchildren: Cassandra, Stephanie, and Maria Ann Christopher; a step-grandson Chris Sauber as well one aunt (Betty) a niece, 2 nephews and several cousins.

Stephen earned his Bachelor’s degree at Ohio University and a Master’s degree from Eastern Michigan University. He retired from the public education school system after teaching for 30 years and serving as the Principal at Riverdale Elementary School.

Stephen was an avid golfer and a proud member of the Memorial Park Golf Course in Kenton, Ohio. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Red’s farm team in 1962. Stephen was also a member of the Elks Lodge and the Moose Lodge.

A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes that memorial contributions be made the Alzheimer’s Association ( in Stephen’s memory.