Inman, SC - Christian (Chris) Lambert Melick, 54, passed away December 31, 2019 at Spartanburg Regional surrounded by his son Christian, daughter Paige, trusted best friend Carla Richardson and former wife, Kimberly Melick. Chris attended Appalachian State University where he played football and was a 2 time All American Defensive End. He graduated from there with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology. Chris was an Executive for Advance America in Loss Prevention for 20 plus years. His greatest passions were his 2 beautiful children, Christian and Paige and was quick to tell anyone he could how fabulous they were. Chris gained a tremendous love for the Lord thanks to the constant witnessing by his dear friend Carla and was saved and baptized by Pastor Hank Williams, his true friend and Pastor. Survivors include: son Christian Melick, daughter Paige Melick and his former wife of 29 years Kimberly Melick. His mother Susan Melick of Wisconsin, brother Raymond Melick and wife Carolanne and their 2 children, brother Geoff Melick and his wife Karyn of Illinois and their 3 children, brother Trebor Melick and his wife Mara of Virginia Beach and their 3 children. Chris is predeceased by his father Raymond Melick and brother David Melick. A Celebration of life will be held at 11am, Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Boiling Springs First Baptist Church, Boiling Springs SC with Pastor Hank Williams officiating. The family will be at the home of Kimberly, Christian and Paige Melick. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to: Carolina Alliance Bank – Christian and Paige Melick Scholarship Fund PO Box 932 Spartanburg, SC 29306