Christian M. Mattingly
Christian “Jesus”, 18, was called home on the evening of January 9, 2016 as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. He was born on April 28, 1997 in St. Louis, the beloved son of Christina “Chrissy” Mattingly. (Biological Father, John) He attended Carnahan High School where he was a teammate of the Carnahan Football Team and he was on the Honor Roll every semester. He graduated Carnahan High School on May 14, 2015. He was currently enrolled at Forest Park Community College where he intended to pursue his career in the automotive field following his “Pawpaw’s” footsteps.
Christian attended Young Life of St. Louis where he participated in youth group activities and volunteered his time to help other children of the community. Christian enjoyed being with his friends and family and playing his video games.
Christian “Jesus” is survived by his Mother Christina “Chrissy” Mattingly and his brother Justin Mattingly. (Biological Father and Half Siblings) He also leaves his Maternal Grandmother “Mawmaw” Betty Mattingly of St. Louis and is preceded in death by his maternal Grandfather “Pawpaw” Danny Mattingly. He is also survived by his Uncle Danny Mattingly, Jr. (Wife, Angela Mattingly) of Kentucky (Danny, Michael and Kayla) his Uncle David Mattingly of St. Louis and by many Aunts, Uncles and Cousins. Christian “Jesus” is also survived by his closest, dearest friends Dominic, Nicholas, Montell, Laurent, Curtis, Darius, Deandre, Xavier and is also preceded in death of his good friend Irijah S. Johnson.
Funeral Arrangements are being handled by the McLaughlin Funeral Home located at 2301 Lafayette Ave., St. Louis, MO 63104. Visitation will be Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. Services immediately following at 1:30 p.m. at McLaughlin Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the family is asking for donations to help pay funeral expenses for Christian.