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He was a loving husband, dog dad, son, brother, grandson, and uncle. Christian graduated from Solon High School (Ohio) in 2011 and in 2015 graduated from Johnson & Wales University Charlotte with an Associates degree in Culinary Arts and a Business degree in Food Service Management with a minor in Sociology and Beverage Services.
He made a career in Charlotte, leaving his mark on the culinary world. Christian was a
philanthropist and self made entrepreneur and was thrilled to make a home with his wife and dogs. He dedicated himself to his family and friends. Filled with love and laughter, Christian had an infectious personality with a smile and laughter that was brighter than sunlight itself.
Christian is survived by his loving wife, Paige Alexandra Parkes; mother, Rachel Parkes Minadeo; step-father John Minadeo; father, Joseph Henry Ferguson II.; sister, Ruby Parkes; brother, LJ Minadeo: grandparents, Wright and Linda Parkes; aunt, Rebecca Parkes; uncle, Willis Ferguson and extended family and friends.
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