Christopher M. Councill

Published 11:27 am Wednesday, December 21, 2016

MARIETTA, GA. — Christopher Marble Councill, 68, passed away on Dec. 17, 2016, at a hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, surrounded by his wife and children after suffering illness over this past year.

Christopher M. Councill

Christopher M. Councill

He was predeceased by his parents, the Honorable J. Paul Councill Jr. and Patricia M Councill.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Jan Councill; Children, Daniel Councill (Katie), Matthew Councill, Mallory Councill, Andrew Councill (Lena); four grandchildren; his brother, James P. Councill III (Bambi); and a special friend Eugenia D. Councill.

Chris grew up in Franklin graduating from Franklin High School in 1967, and Virginia Military Institute (VMI) in 1971, where he earned an electrical engineering degree.

Following a tour in the U.S. Air Force, Chris made his career with IBM for some 40 years living in Marietta, Georgia throughout his adult life.

Arrangements are pending. Memorial donations may be made to Franklin Southampton Cooperative Ministries, P.O. Box 1214., Franklin, VA 23851 or 301 W. First Ave., Franklin, VA 23851, to assist those in need.