Christopher Ryan Walker

January 17, 1989 - May 14, 2022

Christopher Ryan Walker

Mr. Christopher Ryan “Chris” Walker, 33, of Anderson, Missouri, departed this life on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at his residence.

Chris entered this life on January 17, 1989, in Joplin, Missouri, one of three sons born to the union of Duane and Deborah (Campbell) Walker.  He was raised, attended school and lived most of his life in Joplin.  He was currently employed by Foundation Recovery Systems as a foreman.  His previous employment included land surveying with Allgeier, Martin and Associates as well as BBC Electrical as a heavy equipment operator.  Chris was a true outdoorsman.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, hunting morels, racing at Mo-Kan, motorcycles and was vary creative and artistic.  Although he enjoyed many things, his greatest love was time spent with his two children, Owin and Cambrie.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Johnny Campbell; and his paternal grandparents, Donna Fortney and Don Walker.

Chris is survived by his two children, Owin and Cambrie Walker along with their mother and his dear friend Hillary Wight; his parents, Duane and Debbie Walker of Anderson, Missouri; two brothers, Nick Walker and wife, Sarah, of Longwood, Florida and Mark Walker and wife, Krista, of Nixa, Missouri; maternal grandmother, Lillie Campbell of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; as well as his nieces and nephews; multiple aunts, uncles, and many cousins.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. in the Anderson Chapel of the Ozark Funeral Homes with his brother, Nick Walker providing the eulogy.  The family will receive friends on Thursday at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.  On-line condolences may be sent to the family through our website, www.ozarkfuneralhome.com.  Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of the Ozark Funeral Home in Anderson, Missouri.