SWA Past President John "Bill" Christiansen Jr., 83, passed away on August 24, 2010.
SWA Past PresidentJohn "Bill"
Christiansen Jr., 83, passed away on August 24, 2010. He was the
national sales manager for American Standard Co. and founder of Chris - More
Inc. headquartered in Memphis,
also served as the president ofSouthern Wholesalers Associationfrom 1982-1983.
After graduating from Shades Cahaba
High School, he served in
the U.S. Army, Airborne Division. Christiansen was an active member of Vestavia Hills United Methodist
Church and a member of
Visitation will be held on Friday,
August 27, from 10 to 11 a.m. atRidout's
Elmwood Chapelfollowed by a funeral service. The burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.
The family requests in lieu of flowers
memorial donations be directed to
Susan G. Komen for the Cure, 1100 Ireland Way, Suite 203, Birmingham,